Véronique Descharrières

Véronique Descharrières received her architectural degree in 1990 after studying at the faculties of Strasbourg and Paris-Belleville in France. She began work with Bernard Tschumi Architectes in Paris on competition projects, including the Business Park in Chartres and the National Studio for the Contemporary Arts (Le Fresnoy) in Tourcoing, France. Véronique has worked on most of the firm's French projects, including the School of Architecture in Marne-la-Vallée, the Concert Hall and Exhibition Complex in Rouen, the Zénith at Limoges, the Cultural Center in Bordeaux-Cenon, and the Vacheron-Constantin Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. As a BTuA partner, she directs the Paris office alongside Bernard Tschumi. Parallel to her work with BTuA, Véronique has taught at the Normandy School of Architecture and is currently a visiting professor at the Ecole Speciale d'Architecture (ESA) in Paris. She is a founding member (1995) of CompoSite, a design and research group that has won several international ideas competitions.