This year, Anne Demians was among the 11 juries of the 15th session of Europan 15, which awarded a total of 136 resident teams in 17 different countries.
The announcement of the results in France was made by Alain Maugard, President of Europan France, in the presence of Marie-Christine Labourdette, President of the City of Architecture, Marie-Hélène Badia, President of the jury, Hélène Peskine, Secretary PUCA and Agnès Vince, Director of Architecture at the Ministry of Culture.
Organized every two years, the competition takes place simultaneously in about twenty European countries. In each country, sites are proposed by local authorities and their partners (civil society, public services, local authorities, associations, inhabitants, etc.). Professionals apply to register on one of them. Theme of this 15th edition, Productive Cities, the same as for the previous edition, with a focus on the issue of ecological transition.
More than a competition of ideas, Europan is translated by projects realized in-situ. It is fully in line with existing tendering procedures, since it is compatible with the article of law on public procurement (Article 97 of Decree 2016-360 of 25 March 2016).