a Vision for the Greater Paris
Future research about the making of the Great Paris in 2030

An experimental project developed by LIID, attached to Institute ACTE (Sorbonne University),
awarded the Paris 2030 research grant (City of Paris)
in collaboration with Paris College of Art and emerging actors of the creative metropolis.
Team and Contact LIID

PARIS GALAXIES, A VISION FOR THE GREATER PARIS, is a creative and prospective research project developed by LIID / Laboratoire d’Ingénierie d’Idées (Idea Engineering Lab – since 2008.

It is conducted by Raphaële Bidault-Waddington (artist and founder of LIID) with the input of Professor Bernard Darras (Institut ACTE – Sorbonne University), Brigitte Borja de Mozotta (Head of Design Research, Paris College of Art), and Magda Jarvin (urban ethno-sociology teacher at PCA).

Paris Galaxies creative hotspots field inquiry is currently being performed by Ayan Bihi (BA sociology and in the process of becoming a Critical Designer at ENSCI-Les Ateliers, Paris) and Antoine Le Pessec (Social Scientist and Urban Planning Cycle at Science-Po Paris). The inquiry also includes the input from a selection of international students from the Paris College of Art (as part of the Design Management, Globalization and Sustainable Development program run by Alice Peinado).

A broader community of accomplices, persons or structures, is currently growing around the core Paris Galaxies team.

LIID is located in Paris :

Villa des Arts – Atelier G42

15 rue Hégésippe Moreau

75018 Paris – France

Tel : + 33 (0)6 13 51 76 55

Email :