atelier d’architecture autogérée (AAA) (estd. 2001, Paris, France) is a Paris-based collective platform initiated by Constantin Petcou and Doina Petrescu, which conducts actions and research on participatory urbanism and architecture, involving local residents in creating and sustaining commons in their neighbourhood, in engaging in social and ecological practices and initiating resilient networks. Their well-known projects include Ecobox, Passage56 and R-Urban. The latter is a participative strategy for local resilience in the Parisian Region based on networks of collective eco-hubs run by inhabitants of social neighbourhoods. More recently, they have been working on building Wiki Village Factory – a 7000m2 hub of social and ecological innovation in Paris. AAA’s work has been exhibited at Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice, Italy;  MoMA New York, USA; Architecture Zentrum Wien, Vienna, Austria; Berlin Art Biennale, Berlin, Germany; BETA Timisoara Biennale, Timisoara, Romania, and has received international recognition and numerous awards across the years, including the European Prize for Urban Public Space (2016 and 2010); Curry Stone Design Prize (2011); Zumtobel Prize for Sustainability and Humanity (2012); 100 Projects for the Climate/ COP21 (2016); Innovation in Politics Award, Ecology category (2017); Building4Humanity Resilience Design Award (2018) and New European Bauhaus (2022).

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