Muoto is an architectural office based in Paris since 2003. Its activities cover the fields of architecture, urban planning, design, teaching and scientific research. Muoto’s work features minimal structures that can combine different activities, evolve in time, and merge economical and aesthetic issues. Muoto means form in Finnish.

Associated architects

Gilles Delalex

Is a French architect. He studied architecture in Grenoble and Montreal. He holds a Master in Urban Planning and a Doctorate of Arts from Alvar Aalto University, Helsinki. He is a Professor at the School of Paris-Malaquais, where he heads the department of Theory, History, and Project. He has taught at ENPC Paris, Harvard GSD and TU Wien. He is also co-director of the Liat research Lab (Infrastructure, Architecture, Territory).


Yves Moreau

Is a Dutch-Belgian architect. He studied at the Ecole des Arts de Saint Luc in Brussels and graduated from Chalmers Teknista Högskala, Göteborg. Between 2000 and 2001, he collaborated with Blå Arkitektur Landskap, in Sweden. Between 2001 and 2006, he worked with Christian Dior and Dominique Perrault. In 2008 he was awarded the Nouveaux Albums des Jeunes Architectes and Paysagistes. He has taught at Harvard GSD, the Peter Behrens School of Arts in Düsseldorf and TU Wien.

Honours and awards

Equerre d’Argent Prize nomination, Places of Activities category

France 2022

AR Public Awards winner

England 2022

Geneva Prize nomination

Switzerland 2021

Medal of the Académie d’Architecture Française

Dejean Prize 2019

Domus 100 best architecture firms


ArchiDesignClub award nomination

France 2018

Better Building Recognition Europe award winner

Lafarge-Holcim Foundation 2017

BigMat award nomination

Grand prize for Architecture, Europe 2017

Bauwelt award winner

Germany 2017

ArchiDesignClub award winner

France 2017

Equerre d’Argent award winner

France 2016

4th International Holcim Awards winner, silver

Europe 2014

NAJAP award winner

Nouveaux albums des jeunes architectes, French Ministry of Culture2008

Europan 7 prize winner

Villeurbanne project site 2003

L’envers des villes laureate

AFAA, French Ministry of Foreign Affairs 2001


2G – magazine, Spain

Muoto, n°79, Koenig books, juin 2019





architecture studio

48 avenue Claude Vellefaux, 75010 Paris

t +33 (0)9 54 81 09 00

f +33 (0)9 59 81 09 00