Matthias Armengaud is a founding member and director of AWP. He practices in the fields of architecture, landscape and urban planning/design with projects in French and international contexts (Scandinavia, Italy, Switzerland, China, etc).
Matthias is the founder of the label "Troll" and project manager for studies of nocturnal mobility, with the Institute for the City in Motion. He is currently working on a several-year for the development of a master plan for all urban spaces in the La Defense, Paris’ CBD, the strategic planning of all public spaces and mobility for the 230ha Praille-Acacias- Vernets area, in the south of Geneva, the rehabilitation and expansion of the Evry wastewater treatment plant, the design for cultural facilities in Bois le Roi, France. In addition to architectural practice, Matthias is a visiting professor a the School of Engineering and Architecture in Freiburg, Switzerland, and at the ENSA Versailles, France. He participates on design juries and conferences and regularly contributes research and pulbications to the field. He is also the winner of PJU urban planning award (2010), the NAJA award for Best Young Architects (2006), Forum des Jeunes Architects (2000), Tony Garnier urban planning prize awarded by the French Academy of Architecture. Matthias studied at the Versailles School of Architecture, before founding AWP in Paris in 2003.