Robert Celles was born in 1930 in Algeria and prepares in Algiers the school of Fine Arts of Paris. He then joined the school, workshop Marcel Lods. After graduation, he returned to Algeria and worked mainly after independence for the Algerian Ministry of Education.
Then he moved to France in the Paris region and built many social housing in the Parisian suburbs.
It carries out in the south several housing operations (buildings and villas), thanks to its relations with repatriates from Algeria, in Toulon (Isthmia Park), Marseille (Gyptis), Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer (Hauts Saint-Georges), Bandol, Carqueiranne...