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Raphaël Besson

Raphaël Besson

Directeur de l'agence Villes Innovations, Chercheur associé au laboratoire PACTE (Université de Grenoble), Université Grenoble Alpes

EN. Raphaël Besson is expert in urban socio-economics and doctor of Urbanism and Territorial Sciences (PACTE Laboratory, University of Grenoble). In 2013, he founds Villes Innovations an agency specialized on the thematic of urban socioeconomy, the field of urban and territorial innovations and Third Places. Affiliated with the PACTE laboratory, its research focuses on public territorial innovation, socio-economic and cultural policies. His thesis explored the notion of Cognitive Urban Systems through an analysis of large-scale urban projects in Buenos Aires, Barcelona and Grenoble. Raphaël Besson is the the author of numerous papers published in specialized reviews and collective works. He also regularly teaches territorial prospective, innovation, and urban economics in institutions, in Grenoble and Lyon Geography and Urban Planning Institutes, as well as in The Architecture and Design Schools of Nantes, Lyon, Buenos Aires, Madrid and Grenoble.

FR. Raphaël Besson est expert en socio-économie urbaine et docteur en sciences du territoire-urbanisme (laboratoire PACTE, université de Grenoble). En 2013, il fonde « Villes Innovations », un bureau d¹étude localisé à Madrid et Grenoble, spécialisé sur les thématiques des villes innovantes et créatives et des Tiers Lieux. Rattaché au laboratoire PACTE, ses travaux de recherche portent sur les politiques d’innovation territoriale, les politiques urbaines, socio-économiques et culturelles. Il a forgé au cours de sa thèse la notion de Systèmes Urbains Cognitifs, à travers l’étude de grands projets urbains situés à Buenos Aires, Barcelone et Grenoble. Raphaël Besson est l’auteur de nombreux articles publiés dans des revues et des ouvrages collectifs. Il enseigne régulièrement les questions de prospective territoriale, d’innovation et d’économie urbaine dans les Instituts de géographie et d’urbanisme (Grenoble, Lyon), les Ecoles d’architecture et de design (Nantes, Lyon, Buenos Aires, Madrid, Grenoble).

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