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Thibault Jean-Pierre

Jean Pierre Thibault

Director of the French section of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)
After completing his studies at the Ecole Nationale d'Administration (1981-83), Jean-Pierre Thibault discovered the study of landscapes when he oversaw classified sites at the French Ministry of the Environment.

The study of landscapes informs his public service and non-profit work. From 2014 to 2022, he served as “Inspecteur Général de l'Environnement”. He is also on the board of the French branch of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and

As President of the "Paysage de l'Après-Pétrole" collective, he wrote a book titled "aménager les territoires du bien-être", published by Editions du Moniteur. The book summarizes the organization’s arguments in favor of an ecological approach to landscape planning.

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What landscapes will we be able to contemplate from the windows of our public transit vehicles?


When designing transportation structures, we must not neglect their visual impact. Concerned about the potential degradation of their living environment, residents of these regions often tend to oppose the construction of new transportation infrastructure.


The visual effects of transportation infrastructure should be studied through the lens of historical, geographical and social perceptions. From a budgetary perspective, it is essential to consider landscape in transport planning.


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