Gilles Delalex

Design Critic in Architecture

Gilles Delalex is a principal of the French architecture firm Muoto, based in Paris. Muoto was founded by Gilles Delalex and Yves Moreau in 2003. Its activities cover the fields of architecture, urban planning, design, teaching, and scientific research. Its work often features minimal structures that can combine different activities, evolve in time, and merge economical and aesthetic issues. Since its establishment the office as realized various projects ranging from master plans, public buildings, housing, and installations. It has been selected to curate the French pavilion at the 2023 Venice Biennale.

Gilles studied in Grenoble, Montreal, Brussels, and Manchester. He holds a DA (Doctor of Arts) from the University of Art & Design Helsinki. He is a professor of Paris-Malaquais School of Architecture, head of the department THP (Theory, History, Project), and co-director of the research lab LIAT focusing on infrastructures.