He studied engineering in Switzerland and he graduated from the École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Marseille in 1980.
He has designed the Musée des Civilisations de l"Europe et de la Méditerranée in Marseilles, Pavillon Noir in Aix-en-Provence, Villa Navarra in Le Muy, the Jean Cocteau Museum in Menton, Les Arts Gstaad in Gstaad the International Center of Art and Culture in Liège, Belgium. He worked on an exhibition in The Louvre with Mario Bellini in 2012. In 2015, he designed the "Manitoba and the Sea" museum on the Antoine 1er dock in Monaco.
He abhors minimalism.
He supports the "demuseumification of museums."
He runs a small publishing house, First Rate (at Lloyd's) Dante, which publishes photography, essays on architecture, and poetry, including a French translation of John Ashbery. Personal life
He lives in Cassis and has an office in Bandol.
He collects rare books Le projet Navarra (director Joël Yvon, 2007, 26 minutes).
L"Orchidoclaste (director Laetitia Masson, 2013, 52 minutes).
French Academy of Technologies.