Architecture and protected spaces
The action of the service covers several fields of mission:
- Promotion of architectural quality (monitoring of projects with a regional stake, competition juries and architectural prizes), relations with professional bodies (Government Commissioner to the Order of Architects, support to the Architectural Council, animation of the regional network of institutional actors (Maison de l'architecture et de la ville (MAV PACA), Ecole nationale supérieure d'architecture de Marseille (ENSAM)), the Councils of Architecture, Town Planning and Environment (CAUE), Regional Council of the Order of Architects (CROA PACA), and associations.
- The dissemination of architectural culture, the animation and support of the regional network of dissemination structures, especially among young and school audiences, and the accompaniment to the creation of events.
- The management of protected sectors (project management of studies of the Plans de sauvegarde et de mise en valeur and procedural follow-up of safeguarded sectors, in connection with the architects of French buildings (ABF)programming and procedural monitoring of areas for the development of architecture and heritage (AVAP); programming of urban studies and works in the vicinity of historical monuments; management of appeals on the opinions of ABFs).
- The valorization of 20th century architectural production, and the implementation of the Heritage label of the 20th century, transformed into a remarkable contemporary architecture label in 2017 (studies; dissemination, exhibitions, publications, events, within the framework of regional partnerships; support for rehabilitation actions).