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Nicolas Simon and Max Turnheim are two architects who graduated from ÉNSAPB and ÉSA, respectively. They live and work in Paris. In 2007, they founded École, a multidisciplinary studio that engages in public and private projects of architecture, furniture, graphic design and exhibition set design. In addition to their professional practice, Max and Nicolas provide teaching at the École Spéciale d'Architecture, at the École Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Paris Belleville, as well as at Sciences Po Paris (Master Regional and Urban Strategies).

Projects, Competitions, Built work

- Notre Dame de l'Assomption, Open competition, 2012
- Grand Prix d'Architecture des Beaux Arts, 3rd Prize, 2012
- Daegu Dosan Public Library, (South Korea), Open Competion, 2012
- Urban restructuration of the De Hoven neighborhood, Capelle-aan-den-Ijssel (Netherlands), Open competition (Europan), 2011
- Construction of 6 semi-detached houses, Chennevieres-Les-Louvres, 2011
- Flat S.E.,Complete Build out, Paris, 2011
- Spontaneous Occupation Furniture, Paris, Open Source Project, 2011
- Institute for paramedical training linked to the Centre Hospitalier Intercommunal of Meulan-les-Mureaux, 2011
- Flat J.Z., Complete Build out and mezzanine addition, Paris, 2010
- Build out of Kadist Art Foundation offices, Paris, 2010
- Flat M.M. Complete renovation, Paris, 2010
- Flat A.E., Transformation from commercial premises into an apartment Paris, 2010
- Consulting architects for the façade of Tower 486 (LAN Architecte), Beirut, 2009
- Vetical Zoo of Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires, Open competition, 2009
- Partial renovation of the Saint Louis school, Pontoise, 2009
- Flat A.W. Transformation of an apartment, Paris, 2008
- Australian Pavilion at the Venice Biennial, Open Competition (project mentioned & published), 2008
- House of Art and Culture of Beyrouth, Open competition, 2008
- Flat F.M. Restructuration of a duplex, Paris, 2008
- Transformation of the Galerie du Chevalier, Paris, 2007
- Exhibition set design for "Pavillon Seroussi", Fondation Maison Rouge, Paris, 2007
- Exhibition set design for "Architecture au delà des formes", Maison de l'Architecture et de la Ville PACA, 2007
- Staricase for the WAM Publicis Group, Clichy, 2007
- Rénovation and transformation of the Moulin de Mours into four dwelling units, Mours, 2007

Teaching, Speaking

- Studio at Sciences Po Paris, Master Regional and Urban Strategies, 2012
- Conference at ÉNSAPVS, "De l'idée à l'édifice", 2012
- Studio at ÉSA Semesters 1 and 2, 2012
- Workshop at ÉNSAPM "Furniture for spontaneous occupation", 2012
- Workshop at ÉNSAPM "For Idea to Form", various workshops, Master Class 2 P9 Digital Knowledge, 2010-2011
- Architecture theory tutoring with Philippe Villien, ÉNSAPB, 2009-2012
- Conference et ÉNSAPM "A Framework for Design", 2009
- Programming applied to architecture, Tutoring and workshops, ÉNSAPM, 2006-2008
- Studio of V. Châtelet ÉSA, Guest speaker, ÉSA, 2007
- Studio of J.-C. Moreau, Tutor, ÉSA, 2006
- Theory course of V. Châtelet, Guest speaker, ÉSA, 2006
- Workshop of P. Macapia and J. Sautereau - ÉSA, Guest speaker, 2006