Éric Lapierre is an architect and theoretician of architecture. He is the founder and principal of Éric Lapierre Experience (ELEx), a Paris based organization that coordinates both practice and writing. ELEx buildings are recognized on national and international level through many awards and publications. Éric Lapierre teaches design and theory of architecture at École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture in Marne-la-Vallée Paris Est, and in École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), and has been guest teacher at Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio, Université de Montréal (UdM), Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), and KU Leuven in Ghent. Among other books, Éric Lapierre has edited Identification d’une ville – Architectures de Paris, 2002 ; Guide d’architecture de Paris 1900-2008, 2008 ; Le Point du Jour A Concrete Architecture, 2011 ; Architecture Of The Real, 2004.