The Team

Pascale Lapalud Urban-Designer, Geographer, Designer.


After graduating in political sciences, geography, geo-architecture and urban design, Pascale has co-directed her own « urban design / interior design » creation and consulting agency for 15 years.  She  co-founded and is co-animating the organization Genre et Ville.

She has many talents as a creator, has designed furniture and objects, created visual campaigns, elaborated and animated exhibitions and interactive performances, and is always cooking new ideas…

She is a founding member of CestBeauLePouvoir and as such has initiated a number of projects, among them “L’Eternel Masculin” and the “Petite Ceinture” series.

Always on the lookout for innovative ideas, « Step out of the frame and think! » is probably what defines her best.

Chris Blache Social Researcher, Urban Anthopologist.

crédit photo Patricia Marais - La Gazette des Communes

crédit photo Patricia Marais – La Gazette des Communes

Chris studied Psychology at Paris’ University, then left for NYC were she graduated from the Conservatory of Music.  Back in France, she directed the Animation Studio Gaumont Multimedia obtained a MBA degree at ESCP/EAP, Paris and created 9A+ in 1997, a Consulting firm she still manages.

She recently founded and is co-animating the organisation Genre et Ville.

As a founding member of the ArtCtivist Group CestBeauLePouvoir she has initiated or participated in a number of projects, created the soundtrack of “L’Eternel Masculin” directed several multimedia, video and visual series, among them the “Embrassez qui vous Voulez” Campaign or the video “Cannes Action”

A good definition for Chris would be: Energy, Empowerment and Innovation.

Eloïse Kling, Architect

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Eloïse is an architect who majored in community organizing project management.  She has a special interest in children projects in the public space.  Her skills, curiousity and thoroughness make her an invaluable partner.