Having completed major projects such as the Atoll and Waves, he defends an ambitious vision of the role of architecture in the city and in the lives of citizens.
Philippe JOURNO is a real estate investor of conviction and invests exclusively in projects that improve their environment and meet very high architectural and ecological standards.
He is an ambassador for ambitious architecture and nature in the city: Mille Arbres in Paris (built with OGIC) is a perfect example of his vision.
For Philippe JOURNO ugliness is not a fatality, and beauty is one of the symbols of goodness. It is in this perspective that he wishes to participate in making people's lives more beautiful.
Chairman and founder of Compagnie de Phalsbourg, Philippe JOURNO is its main shareholder. He is also a Director of the Conseil National des Centres Commerciaux (CNCC), was awarded the title of "Man of the Year" for commercial real estate in 2012 and won the "Developer of the Year" award at the 20th Pierres d'Or awards in 2018.
Philippe JOURNO is also involved in the world of cultural patronage and supports numerous associations, a commitment to which he devotes up to 20% of his income each year.
Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres, he received in 2011 with his wife Karine JOURNO, the titles of Grand Mécène and Grand Donateur from the Ministry of Culture.
A major patron of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts (ENSBA), Philippe JOURNO is also Vice-President of the Association pour le Rayonnement de l'Opéra de Paris (AROP) and of the Fondation de l'Opéra de Paris.