julien sneck

julien sneck

New York, NY, US



Architect and city planner specializing in managing complex urban projects from local scale to metropolis scale:

  • Creation or renovation of public spaces: streets, footpaths, public squares, community facilities outdoor spaces, recreational parks, community gardens;
  • Enforcement of green public spaces by creating protection of lands of ecological interest;
  • Integration of environmental solutions to urban projects and new public spaces (addressing ground pollution in former industrial neighborhoods, preservation of rare ecosystems within the city, handling noise nuisances);
  • Development and renovation of residential buildings within the existing city fabric;
  • Preservation of the architectural and industrial heritage while promoting contemporary architecture;
  • Development of a balanced densification around existing and future transportation hubs (densification of uses, constructions, and functions);
  • Creation of mixed land uses to further balanced economic development within the city fabric;
  • Development of social links and empowerment within public urban projects.


Communauté d'Agglomération Plaine Commune, Saint-Denis, FR, Project manager for the urban development of the city of La Courneuve

Association of local authorities «Plaine Commune,» located just north of the city of Paris:

Implemented public policies in urban development projects (public spaces and parks, new residential and industrial buildings, preservation of architectural heritage, environmental issues);

Provided technical proposals for the enforcement of public policies;

Managed urban studies entrusted to external service providers through public contracts (engineering consulting firms, city planning agencies, architecture firms);

Managed operational development projects;

Organized competition, analyzed projects, and advised decision-makers concerning new building and land

Enacted land use plans (Plan Local d’Urbanisme);

Accompanied the decision-makers for delivery of building authorizations.

Dec 2006 - Jan 2013

Territoires, sites et cités, Paris, FR, intern

Urban polarity and centrality studies within the elaboration of the land development plan (SCOT, Schéma de Cohérence Territoriale) of the association of local authorities «Plaine Commune»

Nov 2005 - Feb 2006

Basalt architecture, Margency, FR, architecture draftsman

From competitions to execution drawings

Jul 2004 - Aug 2005


Ecole Nationale Superieure d'Architecture de Paris La Villette, Paris, FR, MArch, Urban Design and City planning

From building scale to urban scale.

DPLG degree - Diplômé par le Gouvernement (architecture degree with honors, extra certificate for architects)

Sep 2001 - Nov 2006

Kunstakademiet Arkitektskole, Copenhagen, DK, architecture, urbanism and landscape

Student within the Erasmus student
exchange program

Sep 2003 - Jun 2004

Ecole nationale supérieure des Arts appliqués et Métiers d'Art Olivier de Serres, Paris, FR, Bachelors, Interior design

Advanced Technician Certifi cate (BTS) in Interior Design

Sep 1998 - Jun 2001

Areas of Specialization