Younes Diouri

Principal, fondateur

younes@yd-a.com

Younes is Principal and founder of YDA. Registered architect in France and Morocco, Younes is at the forefront of the new generation of young architects in North Africa, engaged in contemporary design. As the founder and Executive Director of aMush, an online architecture digest, Younes triggered a renewed attention for quality design and spatial innovation in Morocco and the Middle East.

Younes gained experience in construction and project management through his professional training in Paris and Marrakech. His entrepreneurial spirit fostered his sense of business development and strategy that enables him to promote the company’s growth and economic perspectives.

Education

Master of Architecture, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Versailles, HMONP, 2004-2010

Graduate studies, Urbanism and Planning, Univ-Paris-Sorbonne XVIII, 2011

Graduate studies, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 2007-2008

 

Employment

Plan 01, Paris, 2012-2014

AAL Atelier d’Architecture Lalo, Paris, 2011-2012

Odile Decq & Benoit Cornette, Paris, 2010-2011

Studio KO, Marrakech, 2009

Jorge Mario Jauregui, Rio de Janeiro, 2008

 

Research

Founder and executive director, aMush, 2007-

Mediator and guest speaker, Batimat, Paris, 2012-2014

Jury committee member, Africa Design Award, Rabat, 2014

 

Awards

Morocco Entrepreneurship Award, PACEIM Mediterranean association, Rabat, 2013

Distinction for Master Thesis Excellence, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Versailles, 2010

 

Languages

French, Arabic, English, Spanish, Portuguese