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  • Established in 1990 by Philippe Barthélémy and Sylvia Griño, Barthélémy Griño is a Franco-Uruguayan architecture practice based in Paris. Our expertise ranges from urban design and architecture to interior design and furniture design. We develop all types of projects for public and private clients from early conception stages to execution. We have completed over a hundred buildings throughout France and overseas in Japan, Italy, China, Scotland or Russia.

    Barthélémy Griño was awarded the Mention Spéciale au Prix de l’Equerre d’Argent for the Bords de Seine Stadium in 2003. More recently we have won the Premier Prix des Trophées Bois Ile de France for the Philippe Mahut Stadium and the Trophée Béton Pro for the Radar tower in Saclay. The Berluti Manufacture in Ferrare was a finalist in both the ArchDaily Building of the Year Prize and the Grand Prix de l’AFEX.

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    The Glenmorangie Distillery - Tain, Scotland


    Wallpaper highlights the Glenmorangie Distillery extension, in the frame of the brand’s ambitious development strategy.
    The Lighthouse creates a link between the historical distillery and the amazing Highlands’ landscapes.
    Made both of glass and timber, the Lighthouse enhances ancestral techniques in a high-technology laboratory, becoming the symbol of a Scottish whisky brand looking to the future.
    Photographs: The Glenmorangie Company.

    The Glenmorangie Distillery - Tain, Scotland


    The Architect’s Journal focuses on the Lighthouse, reinventing the Glenmorangie Distillery.
    The volume, characterized by its simplicity and glass facades, overlooks the whole site with its 20-meters-highed figure, creating the perfect frame for the two monumental copper stills.
    As a reference to the beacons guiding ships through the Dornoch First, the Lighthouse reflects the most contemporary aspect of distillation.
    Photographer: Mel Yates.

    The Glenmorangie Distillery - Tain, Scotland


    The Financial Times celebrates the Glenmorangie Distillery renewal, in Tain, in the Highlands, embodied by the new Lighthouse.
    We have conceived this iconic building as an inspiring laboratory for innovation establishing a dialogue between tradition and creativity.
    The Lighthouse stands at the heart of the two-hundred-year-old distillery, creating a link between the outstanding environment of the Dornoch Firth and these lands’ unique savoir-faire.
    Photographer: Benjamin McMahon.

    Happy New Year!


    Philippe Barthélémy - National Superior Schools of Architecture's Professor


    Philippe Barthélémy has been nominated National Superior Schools of Architecture’s Professor. Philippe Barthélémy teaches project at the Ecole d’Architecture de la Ville et des Territoires of Marne-la-Vallée, in the frame of the Master’s degree “Matière à Penser”. His lecture “The Envelop Tectonic” highlights the relation between materiality and building poetics, to the attention of both the EAVT Architecture students and the Ponts et Chaussées Engineers students.

    Delivery by BGx
    Moncler Champs Elysées Global Store - Paris, France


    BGx, our subsidiary focused on the execution works, delivers by the end of the year the 119 avenue des Champs Élysées prestigious address, refurbished for the Moncler brand. The international company opens a new global store, offering a remarkable experience to its clients.

    Invitation to tender
    7 buildings Banque de France rue Radziwill - Paris, France


    Our practice has launched the invitation to tender concerning the refurbishment of 7 buildings, owned by La Banque de France, located rue Radziwill. The tenderers are allowed to send their offers until the 21st of January 2021.
    Photograph: Banque de France.

    Social buildings - Plaisir, France


    Completed for 3F Résidences, the two social buildings major refurbishment of 174 apartments has just been delivered. These buildings, located in Plaisir, are dedicated to migrant workers.
    Picture: Barthélémy Griño, ADAGP, Paris.

    Construction by BGx
    118 avenue des Champs Élysées - Paris, France


    The 118 avenue des Champs Élysées refurbishment continues. The delivery is planned for the last quarter of 2021. The operation aims to increase the value of this 4 000 m² and 7 floored real estate. The building will develop various functions. This project is realised for DWS by our subsidiary BGx, focused on the execution works.
    Picture: Barthélémy Griño, ADAGP, Paris.

    Manifattura Berluti – Ferrara, Italia


    The international publisher of architecture and design The Images Publishing Group has just published Brick Stone Metal Wood, Building on Tradition. This book highlights some new uses of the traditional materials through a curated selection of contemporaneous buildings, such as the Manifattura Berluti of Ferrara, characterized by natural red cedar and beech. The excerpt is available in our publications.
    Photographer: Arnaud Schelstraete.

    Dior façades concept - Dubaï, Macau, Shanghai and Bangkok


    Our practice has imagined an original façade concept for Christian Dior Couture. Inspired by kinetic art, the façade is conceived as an installation. The marble boards sequences wave, create a vertical graphic effect and some colors variations. Its reminiscence performs the moving façade’s perception process. After Dubaï, the concept has been adapted in Macau, Shanghai and Bangkok.
    Photograph: Dior façade, Siam Paragon, Bangkok, Christian Dior Couture.

    Project by BGx
    Chaumet Vendôme - Paris, France


    After a year of works, Parisian jeweller Chaumet celebrated the reopening of its historic address on the prestigious Place Vendôme. The hôtel particulier houses a boutique, salons and a high jewellery workshop.

    The renovation has been carried out by our execution subsidiary BGx.

    2020 - 30 years!


    The office is 30 years!

    Construction work start
    Dior Montaigne - Paris, France


    The parisian municipal services have approved the building permit concerning the Dior’s parcel of real estate refurbishment located avenue Montaigne.

    Shortlisted team
    Quartier des Héronnières - Fontainebleau, France


    Barthélémy Griño has been shortlisted with Vinci Immobilier and Adim PIDF (Clients), Architracks (Associated Architect), Niez Studio (Landscape Architect), Agence Perrot Richard (Historical Monuments Architect Clients’ Assistant), Degaine (Historical Monuments) and Verdoia – VINCI Construction France (Enterprises), Châteauform’, Ovelia et CDC Habitat (Operators and investors) by the Etablissement Public du Château de Fontainebleau in order to participate to the invitation to tender concerning the Quartier des Héronnières and its surroundings conversion.

    International French School - Moscow, Russia


    The building permit for the renovation and the extension of the International French School was granted by the City services. Serguei Kouznetsov, chief architect of Moscow, paid tribute to the project during a special press conference.

    My Bauhaus - Edition Detail


    The collective work My Bauhaus / Mein Bauhaus, 100 Architects on the 100th Anniversary of a Myth was published by Edition Detail with special contributions of Sylvia Griño and Philippe Barthélémy.