An exploratory, augmented reality game that brings the characters in Paris' street names to life, inspired by neural plasticity.
A mobile and autonomous hygiene module available to migrants, refugees, and homeless people free of charge, inspired by the role of white blood cells in the immune system.
An annual innovation competition in which teams of high school students from across Paris collaborate to solve the city's most pressing problems, inspired by the symbiotic relationship between red ants and acacia trees.
An ecological sister school program pairing students of different socioeconomic backgrounds, inspired by DNA repair mechanisms.
Les Galeries du Métro
A curatorial program in which Parisian museums "adopt" subway stations in the greater Paris region and choose artists-in-residence to decorate subway platforms, corridors, and entrances, inspired by the decorator crab.
A whimsical approach to urban greening using moss art on building facades and billboards, inspired by the process of pufferfish nest construction.
A public health campaign for the subway pairing crowdsourced educational posters with innovative hygiene measures, inspired by hormone signaling.
A network of green walls and open planter beds lining the Seine that mitigate urban heat island effect and provide a sustainable alternative to love locks, inspired by microbiome therapy.
Joie de Vivre
A pop-up playground that facilitates child-directed play using upcycled materials, inspired by the mutualistic relationship between glucose and lactate.
A mobile service-learning game that uses GPS data to document the accessibility of Parisian sidewalks, inspired by the inflammatory immune response.
An annual Civic Olympics and smartphone application that gamifies and popularizes volunteering, inspired by the human nervous system.
A vending machine that sells excess supermarket produce at discounted prices, inspired by the symbiotic relationship between plants and nitrogen-fixing bacteria.
A truck and website offering educational resources about sexual health, inspired by the signaling cascade.