The BAP!: Key figures

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region: Île-de-France.

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city: Versailles.

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days of exhibitions from May 3 (day reserved to professionals) to July 13 2019.

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prestigious public actors united around the same project.

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Grandes Écoles: The École nationale supérieure d’architecture of Versailles and the École nationale supérieure de paysage of Versailles.

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goals:

→ Foster a productive dialog engaging citizens, elected representatives, architects, landscape architects, urbanists and creators to invent the city of tomorrow.
→ Imagine an harmonious blending of town and nature.
→ Inform, mobilize and amaze visitors.

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major exhibitions in 6 exceptional locations.

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great, ephemeral, open-air horticultural products market: Esprit jardin, May 4 and 5 2019.

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major public debates concentrated on the first 3 days (Friday May 3, Saturday May 4 and Sunday May 5).

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vast array of encounters and events throughout the period of the Biennial.

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new ecological buildings and a urban farm are inaugurated in Versailles. The first building is signed by Elisabeth and Christian de Portzamparc (East Island), the second by Patrick Bouchain (the headquarters of Nature et Découvertes).

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shared goal: make the biennial a festival of meaning and intellect for the general public.