Dominique de Soos

Architect D.P.L.G. - Urban planner - Designer - Painter

1990 - Nowadays


Dominique de Soos has been an architect since 1990, working in the Soos & Associés architectural practice, of which he is the founding Chairman (1990-2009).

During this period, he designed numerous public buildings:  

  • The Synchroton Soleil (particle accelerator) in association with the Chaix & Morel Architecture Studio. It was inaugurated by President Jacques Chirac in 2006.
  • Numerous high schools, colleges, school groups, sports centres, a museum, and more than 7,000 social housing units throughout France. 
  • He was the architect of the Paris City Hall and the town halls of the districts for the maintenance and restoration programmes.
  • Internationally, in Africa, he designed various facilities including the Nigerian Embassy and the extension of the Central Hospital in Niamey, Niger.
2009 - Nowadays

Founding chairman of De Soos Group

Consortium which brings together the largest French companies in the field of design and execution of major works. With Egis ingénierie, Terrell international, Architecture Studio, l’Atelier Villes et Paysages. Working exclusively at the international level for structuring projects in emerging countries : 

  • New towns, hospitals, airports, research centres, housing, infrastructure and transport…

At the same time, he is a designer. Founder and manager of the company BACUS-DESIGN in Brussels.

1997 - 1999


He was an elected member of the Conseil Supérieur de l’enseignement de l’Architecture-CSEA and a member of ENJEU, a think tank on the future of large metropolises, created by Claude Herteux, chairman of the Auguste-Thouard group.

He also was : 

Chairman of the USEM (Union des Sociétés Étudiantes Mutualistes).

Member of the Board of Directors of the BCCM (Banque Centrale des Coopératives et des Mutuelles) under the chairmanship of Michel Baroin.

Vice-chairman of the UMGP (Union Mutualiste Générale de Prévoyance).

Chairman of the SMEREP (Société Mutualiste des Étudiants de la Région Parisienne).


Graduate of the École Supérieure d'Art de Lorraine.


Graduate of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Paris - Malaquais.

2004 - 2005

Finalist in the international competition for the design of the World Trade Center Memorial in New York.

Founding chairman of the French Association of Architecture Students (AFEA).

Founder & Director of publications of the student journal in Architecture - ARCHI-UP.

Founding chairman of the Association de Liaison Étudiants-Architectes (ALEA).

Elected member of the Board of Directors of the École Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Charenton.