CONFLUENCE Institute is actively involved against the COVID-19 pandemic. The health and wellbeing of the Confluence Institute community is our top priority and protective measures have been put in place to help ensure the safest possible use of the school at this time. This includes requiring all staff and students to wear facemasks. Social distancing […]


SEMESTER OF FALL 2021 / First intake. Application deadline  February 24th 2021 -> APPLY HERE   How to join CONFLUENCE ?  CONFLUENCE has its own recruitment process outside of “Parcours sup”, the national education platform. Confluence therefore autonomously manages the admission schedule and the selection of students. The timetable of the procedure is published at the beginning of […]


Confluence Institute presents : Inaugural lecture by Jacques Rougerie Monday 22nd February 2021, at 3pm On the occasion of our the spring semester devoted to the exploration of the Sea, Jacques Rougerie will meet with the  the students of Confluence and address the challenges of this fascinating liquid territory. You’re welcome to follow the lecture […]


Instabilities and Potentialities, Notes on the Nature of Knowledge in Digital Architecture Confluence Institute is happy to present the publication of our close friends and professors Aaron Sprecher and Chandler Ahrens. The book explores our post-digital culture to better understand its impact on theoretical discourse and design processes in architecture. With the contribution of : Georges […]


Confluence Institute hosted a series of online lectures during the first lockdown of 2020. Here is the link to the event that took place on Wednesday May 17th, 2020. Antoine Picon is the G. Ware Travelstead Professor of the History of Architecture and Technology at the GSD. He teaches courses in the history and theory […]


[BLAST] studio are the 2020 laureat of the Beaux-Arts Academy Award of the Institut de France. The studio was founded by two alumnis of Confluence, Martin Detoeuf and Pierre de Pingon. The Biological Laboratory of Architecture and Sensitive Technologies [BLAST] is a group founded in 2018 with the aim of exploring the possible relationships between new […]


The very first workshop of 2020 is now over. This one, lead by the belgian architect David Tajchman was intense !   He has challenged our students, by questioning the idea of an endless home for the XXIst century. Inspired by Barbara Hepworth legacy, oscillating between a digital and more art and craft approach, his […]


The URBAN SPACE, part of the CONFLUENCE INSTITUTE, is proud to announce the first Wild Card of its semester long program. This week long event is the exhibition of a selected individual, young and promising, developing a discourse challenging our contemporary world. Between Monday, 16th December 2019 and Thursday, 19th December 2019: Sarah Lou Maarek, […]


Last week, the workshop was lead by Sir Peter Cook ! Our students are proud to have shared a week with the iconic Sir Peter Cook ! Confluence Institute thanks all the jury members, who spend their afternoon with us: Carin Smuts, Andrew Todd, Christophe Leray, Jacques Sauterau and obviously, Peter Cook.