Christian Boucharenc

Dr. Christian Boucharenc is a practising French architect who has worked with some famous architects and designers including Juha Leiviska and Matti Rautiola from Arrak in Finland, and Toshiyuki Kita in Japan. He has been involved in designing apartments in Finland as well as in the designing of products such as furniture in Japan. He is also the architect responsible for several current building projects in Bali and Singapore.

Dr. Boucharenc studied architecture in Paris, France, and completed his training by specialising in product design at the University of Art and Design in Finland, and at the Royal Danish Academy in Denmark. He received his Ph.D. at the Kobe Design University in Japan. Dr. Boucharenc is an Associate Professor, Head of the Division of Industrial Design at the National University of Singapore. His field of research is design fundamentals and design principles. As an academic, he has written a book about his teaching methods and practice of basic design.

Dr. Boucharenc plays an active role in promoting design in Singapore. He introduced the world-renowned Japanese designer Toshiyuki Kita to Singapore, who was a consultant to DesignSingapore. As Dr. Boucharenc is also a regional representative of The Vitra Design Museum in France, he has been involved in the organising of international design exhibitions in Singapore. The exhibition on Arabic culture, titled “Under the Crescent Moon”, held at the National Museum of Singapore, and the exhibition on the famous Danish designer Verner Panton, are two events which Dr. Boucharenc was personally involved as a representative of The Vitra Design Museum.

Christian Boucharenc

Christian Boucharenc 博士是一名在职的法籍建筑师,曾与世界知名建筑师和设计师携手合作——包括芬兰的Juha LeiviskaMatti Rautiola,及日本的喜多俊之(Toshiyuki Kita)。他曾在芬兰进行公寓设计,并在日本设计家具等产品,现今也在巴厘岛和新加坡担任数个项目的建筑师。

Boucharenc博士在法国巴黎修读建筑设计学,并在芬兰的艺术与设计大学和丹麦皇家学院完成训练,专修产品设计。他在日本的神户设计大学完成博士学位。他在新加坡国立大学工业设计系担任副教授与系主任,他的研究领域包括设计基础学和设计原则。作为一名学者,他也出版有关教学方式和基本设计实践的著作。

Boucharenc博士积极在新加坡推广设计业的发展。他引荐世界知名的日本设计师喜多俊之到新加坡——喜多俊之如今是新加坡设计理事会(DesignSingapore)的顾问。Boucharenc博士也是法国维特拉设计博物馆的区域代表,并参与筹划在新加坡的设计展览,包括在新加坡博物馆展出的阿拉伯文化展“Under the Crescent Moon”和丹麦知名设计师Verner Panton的来新展览。