local is an architecture and urbanism studio, created in 2019. local takes part into the transformation of our lifestyle, our working and natural environment. From the town to the metropolis, local establishes simple solutions to complex situations.
local is based in Bergen, Bruxelles and Paris, founded by Matthieu Boustany, Benoist Desfonds, Gilles Guyot, Elida Mosquera & Jerome Picard. They are a Norwegian Wildcard-NAL since january 2020.
Notable projects include Grey Matter, an intergenerational urban development focused on ageing in town center, awarded Europan 15 project, the winning entry for the new Latvian paralympic center in Riga and the 100% Wooden house at Château De La Bourdaisière in France. local recently delivered a new hotel The Bellhop in thriving Rotterdam´s Witte de Withstraat and contemporary Art gallery Ground Effect in Paris.