Groupe-6 was founded in 1970 in Grenoble as a partnership of 6 highly creative architects who take a collective and shared approach to the practice of architecture. Over time, continuing with this collegiate and trans-generational model, other architects have joined them, attracted by the partners’ original approach and the projects they undertake. Today there are 8 Partners continuing the venture in France and abroad, with 3 others on transversal functions. In 2020 they were joined by 8 project directors who further strengthen the dynamic. Groupe-6 has a total staff of 130 in two offices, one in Grenoble and the other in Paris.

Partner Architects

Founders : Robert Pupat, Michel Potié, Bernard Félix-Faure, Jean-Marc Pigeon, Jean-Denis Dupuy, Olivier Félix-Faure

Former partners architects : Antoine Buisseret, Alain Eyraud, Candide Félix-Faure, Nicolas Félix-Faure, Jacques de Guillebon, Alan Hennessy, Xavier Minart, Yves Pervier, Michel Rafin, Norbert Sanchis.

Partners

  • Didier joined Groupe-6 in 2003 and has been a partner since 2008. In the quantity surveying department, which he runs, he is involved in all the public and private programmes for hospitals, research laboratories and commercial developments. He is currently overseeing the preliminary planning for the Cap 3000 shopping centre in Nice, the sports and culture centre in Chartres, the SMR-SMI train maintenance hub in Aulnay, and the Reims hospital project. Didier supports and advises the architects on an on-going basis, helping them to remain on budget as expected by the client.

  • Pierre Franchino has been with Groupe-6 since 1986. He is in charge of the build phase and has run the construction department since 1999. He supervised the construction of the Antibes health centre (2013), the Dijon hospital (2007-2008) and the Fécamp hospital (2006), the “Côté Seine” shopping centre in Argenteuil (2002-2003), and the La Part Dieu shopping centre in Lyon (2000-2001). He is currently supervising the Strasbourg hospital project (PTML and IRC, 2014-2017).

  • Urban designer Laurent Perret joined Groupe-6 in 2001, became a partner in 2014 and executive director in 2021. He first ran the Urban Design department in Grenoble, developing a range of urban projects including the Paris-Est Science and Technology Hub in Marne-la-Vallée and the renovation of the Hôtel-Dieu in Lyon. Since 2011, he has coordinated the development of the firm, using his knowledge of its projects and approach to look for new partnership opportunities.

Anciens associés : Alain Mollaret, Rémy Vieillard

Project Directors

  • Thierry Bernardoux has worked for Groupe-6 since 1993 and has been Project Director since 2016. He has been in charge of several hospital projects, in particular the Nouvel Hôpital d’Orléans, from the planning stage (2006) to completion. Certified “HQE” and completed in 2015, the NHO is the first hospital in France with more than 1,300 beds and a floor area of 180,000 sq.m. He has also worked on the Le Vinatier Bron hospital (1999), the Paray le Monial hospital (2006), and the Estaing hospital in Clermont-Ferrand (completed in 2009). Since 2013, Thierry Bernardoux has been BIM Manager and BIM Consultant for Groupe-6. He is currently in charge of the project for the new hospital in Reims.

  • Graduate from the École des Mines d’Alès, Pauline Boudon joined Groupe-6 in 2014 as a quantity surveyor. In 2016, she became Secretary General of Groupe-6 and head the Management service.
  • Antoine Corcelle rejoint Groupe-6 en 2018 en tant que directeur de projet au sein du Pôle Travaux. Son expérience en suivi de réalisations sur des grands projets complexes, de santé, de bureaux ou d’activités, lui confère un rôle transversal au sein du Pôle Travaux et dans le suivi des projets de Groupe-6. Il assure actuellement la Direction des Travaux pour le CRBS à Strasbourg (livraison 2020) et intervient en second pour celle de Cap 3000 à Nice. Il contribue également au suivi qualité et méthodes en phase travaux.

  • Géraldine Maurice rejoint Groupe-6 en septembre 2019 où elle mène le concours de l’Hôpital Universitaire Grand Paris-Nord en tant que directrice de projet. Auparavant, elle a collaboré durant 20 ans au sein de l’agence Michel Rémon, dont elle devient associée en 2016. Sa vision transversale, du concours jusqu’à la réalisation, conforte son expérience des équipements publics (hôpitaux, enseignement supérieur, équipements sportifs et équipements industriels). Elle a notamment dirigé le projet du nouveau plateau technique de l’Hôpital Edouard Herriot de Lyon, la construction de l’École Nationale des Greffes à Dijon, et la rénovation du campus universitaire des Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc de Bruxelles.

  • Caroline Paul – Architect, Head of communications

  • Nathalie Pierre joined Groupe-6 in 1985 and has been Project Director since 2016. She specialises in hospital architecture and has put forward innovative solutions for the high-tech medical hub in Valenciennes (2009), the Saint-Gaudens hospital (2009), and the medical hub in Bourg-en-Bresse (2016). She was also in charge of the construction of the International Lycée in Grenoble (2001), a clinic in Aix-les-Bains, and La Roseraie in Aubervilliers. She has recently supervised several competition entries including those for the hospitals of Poissy-Saint-Germain (2017) and Reims (2017). She was HR consultant for Groupe-6 from 2005 to 2011, and was responsible for obtaining and managing ISO 9001 certification.

  • Après des collaborations chez Ibos et Vitart et Brunet-Saunier, Agnès Plumet rejoint Groupe-6 en 2013.  Architecte DPLG, directrice de projet, son expérience transversale la mène vers des programmes variés et de toutes échelles : grand projets d’urbanisme commercial, projets d’activités ou tertiaires, centres de recherche. Elle a récemment mené la réalisation du projet de Cap 3000, à Nice, prestigieux pôle commercial en front de mer, et celle de son parking silo de 3500 places, jusqu’à sa livraison.

  • Yves Tailfer graduated from the Institut Supérieur d’Architecture Saint-Luc in Tournai (Belgium), joined Groupe-6 in 2002, and became Project Director in 2016. His experience mainly involves complex programmes (health, laboratories, teaching), in France and abroad. He was in charge of the competition entry for the extension the INPG Phelma 2 in Grenoble, the CBI labs in Toulouse (2015), and the Villefranche-sur-Saône hospital (2016). He was project manager for the Clinique d’Alembert in Grenoble and the Centre Bretagne Hospital  in Pontivy (2012), and supervised the plans for Hospital of the Future in Kiev, Ukraine and the San Pedro campus in Côte d’Ivoire (2015). He is currently supervising the construction of the Riviera-Chablais Hospital in Rennaz, Switzerland (completion scheduled for spring 2019).

Team members

  • A
    • Ralph Abdeljalil
    • Rosa Acampora
    • Perrine Alexandre
    • Nicholas Archer
    • Guillaume Autret
  • B
    • Mathias Bacconnier
    • Pierre Barbotte
    • Frédérique Baron
    • Thibaut Barthalay
    • Philippe Battesti
    • Leïla Belloundja
    • Léa Belot
    • Moise Benainous
    • Guillaume Bénet
    • Bilan Emilie
    • Catherine Bonnier
    • Hélène Bottarel
    • Jocelyne Buisson
    • Willy Bunod
    • Charlotte Burguière
    • Florian Burnichon
  • C
    • Olivia Carneiro
    • Céline Castedo
    • Denis Chaix
    • Céline Chambost
    • Juliette Chauvel
    • Céline Chenu
    • Rémy Chhun
    • Nicole Combalot
    • Antonin Contesse
    • Elie Cordier
    • Orlando Corso
    • Tom Courtois
    • Serge Cuchet
  • D
    • Cybèle Da Costa
    • Rosalia Damiani
    • Myriam Dana
    • Marie de Kerdrel
    • Emmanuelle Delaunay
    • Diane Delorme Tigroudja
    • Noémie Desprez
    • Mélusine Deutsch
    • Jovénil Dos Reis
    • Anaïs Ducret
    • Christel Dudragne
  • E
    • Valentin Evrard
  • F
    • David Favard
    • Daniela Fieffe
    • Sabine Fontana
    • Camille Frassy
  • G
    • Alain Galaup
    • Lilyan Garnier
    • Damien Gaudin
    • Clément Georges
    • Clémence Goudal
    • Malika Guezzale
    • Christine Guillas
    • Loïc Guillaud
  • H
    • Aziz Hassouni
    • Peter Hatzmann
    • Christian Hennuy
    • Bethsabée Hofnung-Mitrani
  • I
    • Enrico Ingala
    • Annick Isnard
  • J
    • Adrien Jacques Le Seigneur
    • Anne Janvier-Vandel
    • Christine Jaouen
    • Serge Journot
  • K
    • Annie Kechichian
  • L
    • Catherine Lauvray
    • Gaëlle Le Gemble
    • Guillaume Ledieu
    • Colin Lefevre
    • Simon Leibe
  • M
    • Ketty Maitre
    • Joël Manaut
    • Olga Maretheu
    • Sylviane Martinet
    • Sandrine Masson
    • Eliane Monon
  • N
    • Cornélia Negulescu
    • Loïc Nekmouche
    • Marilyne Nekmouche
    • Muriel Nourrisson
  • O
    • Romain Obry
    • Giovanni Orsi
    • Vincent Orthlieb
  • P
    • Elliott Parcy
    • Laure Perdigon
    • Guillaume Perret
    • Monique Perret
    • Luis Pestana
    • Bastien Peyrot
    • Sandrine Pieck
    • Vivien Pillot
    • Vincent Platel
  • R
    • Blandine Rançon
    • Sandrine Rey
    • Julien Richard
    • Loïc Rion
  • S
    • Sabine Sachter
    • Nataly Savinas
    • Etienne Sigros
    • Samuel Soeur
    • Marie-Anne Steinhaus
    • Anthony Suard
  • T
    • Stéphane Temporale
    • Corinne Thibaut
    • William Thiry
    • Céline Tosti
    • Nicolas Tricard
  • U
    • Régine Urru
  • W
    • Perrine Weissert
  • Y
    • Marcela Yolito
  • Z
    • Loïc Zimmermann