French architect and urban planner, founder of Ateliers Lion Associ?s. Yves Lion has designed numerous residential and office buildings in France and abroad including the French Embassy building in Beirut and Palais de Justice in Lyon. In 2007 he won Grand Prix de l’Urbanisme, a prestigious French prize in urban planning. Recently, Yves Lion has successfully participated in the masterplanning competition for the ‘Big Moscow’. He teaches at the ENSAvt school which he founded with a group of colleagues.