Martin Chenot, born in 1969, is an architect and urban planner of the State in chief, graduated from the Paris-Belleville School of Architecture in 1994, the Paris Institute of Political Studies in 1997 and the École nationale des ponts et chaussées, Chaillot Centre des hautes études in 2001.

A member and secretary of the Collège des Directeurs des Écoles Nationales Supérieures d'Architecture, he has been the director of the École Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Saint-Étienne since 2006.

The Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture et de Paysage de Bordeaux is one of 20 architecture schools under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture and Communication, with a total of 18,700 students.

Opened in 1973 on the new estate of Raba in Talence, on the edge of the university and on the outskirts of Bordeaux, on an architectural project of Claude Ferret, the school offers a double curriculum, with nearly 800 registered in the architecture sector and nearly 150 in the landscape sector.

Bertrand-Pierre Galey, Director, Deputy Director General of Heritage, responsible for architecture, will begin his official installation in Bordeaux on March 8.