OUR AMBASSADORS

&

THE INTERNATIONAL
JUNIOR AMBASSADORS TEAM

They promote the foundation's values throughout the world.

Sylvia Earle
Marine Biologist and Explorer
The Jacques Rougerie Foundation, by supporting the SeaOrbiter project, enables continuous observation of the oceans and will stimulate passions and vocations among explorers and adventurers around the world. Sylvia Earle
Jean-Loup Chrétien
Astronaut
Dreaming of exploring. Dreaming of creating. Dreaming. Bring your dreams to life! The J. Rougerie Foundation offers you this unique opportunity to bring these dreams to life and express your talents in a new dimension. Penetrate mysteries and myths which surround the distant explorer sailing towards infinity. An immense almost supernatural domain. A unique opportunity to bring your contribution to these grandiose projects which lead Man towards his destiny. " JL Chrétien
Bertrand Piccard
Psychiatrist and Explorer Président of the Solar Impulse Foundation
Achieve the impossible by pushing the boundaries! Get out of your certainties to stimulate your creativity and invent new solutions. Become the explorers-architects of a bio-technology inspired by the genius of nature ... It is the vocation of this Foundation to pass on the passion to you "B. Piccard
Dominique Perrault
Architect Urban Planner
Claudie Haigneré
Astronaut
It is not enough to dream of a better, more serene, more united and more sustainable world. It is up to you to conceive and realize it with daring, creativity and poetry. Dare to be artist builders. Aim big, high and far, Aim for the Moon, why not! Claudie Haigneré
Kazuyo Sejima
Architect
It is a very good time to remind ourselves that we are a part of the nature and reconsider the relationship between humans and the environment. I am looking forward to see new ideas full of creativity. Kazuyo Sejima
Jean-Michel Cousteau
Founder of Ocean Future Society
By carrying out an ambitious scientific and artistic project, the foundation raises awareness of the vital need for marine conservation. Among the architectural projects it supports, SeaOrbiter is a unique concept to raise awareness of the fragility and richness of this environment where there is so much to discover. Jean-Michel Cousteau
Françoise Gaill
Biologist
The ocean is wonderful. Go see him. While it changes under our influence, it still remains unexplored in its deepest parts thanks to the energy of the earth, along ocean ridges, far from us. Francoise Gaill
Jean-François Clervoy
Astronaut
The Foundation has shown how astronautics can now draw on the alien imaginations of new habitat creators to ensure the sustainability of our species, poised to become multi-planetary, including terrestrial." Jean-Francois Clervoy
Sarah Whiting
Professor of architecture Harvard University Graduate School of Design
"Climate change is an urgent reality. It is critical to discover new possibilities of living on and with our earth that might join us together as global citizens. I encourage you to tackle this competition with an eye to imagining our near-future." Sarah Whiting
Gilles Boeuf
Biologist, an expert in oceanology
The Foundation plays a fundamental role in supporting young architects trying to make their dreams come true and very originally express their talent in the creation of futuristic and ambitious works for a marvelous and sustainable future. Gilles Boeuf
Francis Rambert
Cité de l'Architecture Director
The immense field of experimentation offered by the fascinating worlds of oceans and space is a fantastic invitation to actively participate in the creative adventure. Far from being a blind leap into the unknown, it is necessary to see it. the search for a prospective dimension while fully respecting our planet. Francis rambert
Michel Tognini
Astronaut
The Jacques Rougerie Foundation enables Earthlings to shape and share the exploration of the sea and space, two subjects of ceaseless research and discovery for a better world. Michel Tognini
Franck Zal
Marine Biologist
I salute the foundation's support for biomimetic architectural projects that reflect the beauty of the world of silence. Franck Zal
Noa
Singer
Observing the wonderful work accomplished by the Jacques Rougerie Foundation in the service of a harmonious, courageous and environmentally friendly architecture thrills my senses and fills my heart with hope and joy: a new song for a new era. I am proud to be part of this great initiative. Noa
Francis Vallat
French Maritime Cluster Former Chairman
The spirit of the Jacques Rougerie Foundation hangs over our dreams of Mériens! Its architectural competition enlightens the young creators who embody them by illustrating these values that our blue planet and humanity need so much: humility and respect for nature, solidarity between land and sea, beauty ... Francis Vallat
Marie Tabarly
Navigator
The Jacques Rougerie Foundation is a blend of technological and artistic creativity, Space and Ocean, sublimated by a very large pinch of daring and dreams. It ensures transmission between generations in order to imagine a limitless future, optimistic and based on dreams. Because everything starts with a dream ... Marie Tabarly
Raphaël Domjan
Explorer
As an incredible personal engine, the spirit of innovation and the conviction that nothing is impossible allow us to realize our dreams and to shape a future more respectful of the environment and of biodiversity and, ultimately, more humanistic. Raphael Domjan
Justin Ahanhanzo
IOC of UNESCO Regional Liaison Officer
Alain Renaudin
Founder & Chairman Biomim'Expo
Dream, be inspired, achieve. The Foundation is an invitation to travel, to explore, from the infinite and inspiring spaces of life towards the imagination and the creation of the new space of our lives, re-enchanted, daring and harmonious . Welcome aboard ! Alain Renaudin
TOP INFLUENCERS
Afghanistan
Ahmad Reshad Fakiri
Algeria
Amina Louiza LACHEHEB
Algeria
Abdelatif Driouche
Austria
Thomas Goessler
AUSTRIA
Oliver Jungwirth
Bolivia
Rodrigo Martin Alvarez Carranza
Brazil
Josino Conceiçao
Brazil
Leonardo Fernandes Dias
Burkina Faso
Thierry Nanetangar
Cameroon
Cédric Tsambang
The manifestation of ideas is not the most common act, but the cultivation and framing of these emulations into visible artefacts is a very rare skill that the Foundation is continually honing. Young architects, artists, designers and researchers, it is up to us to seize here a unique opportunity to explore and highlight a resilient future!
China
Shu Lin
Colombia
Daniel Osorio Cardenas
Czech Republic
Eric Sovet
Ecuador
Jaime Marin
Egypt
Samer El Sayary
Egypt
Yasmine Selim
Ethiopia
Lelissa Erkissa
Egypt
Mohamed Emad
France
Olivier Bocquet
FRANCE
Alexandre Bausson
France
Sylve Truyman
India
Duaa Popere
India
Tapaswini Sharma
India
Kaushal Tatiya
Indonesia
Ricardo Lionar
Indonesia
Nabila Larasati Pranoto
Iran
Bita Rezaee
Iran
Mojtaba Naghizadeh
Italy
Soukaina Zerouali
Ivory Coast
Wilfried N'goran
Kazakhstan
Alikhan Eshpanov
Kenya
Shiku Wangombe
Lebanon
Elie Saliba
LESOTHO
David Maluke
Libya
Marwa Jummah Zayed
Morocco
Salwa Sabr
Myanmar
Aung Thurein
NEW ZEALAND
Kenton Sin
Pakistan
Syeda Neha Zaidi
Portugal
Mafalda Carmona
POLAND
Katarzyna Przybyła
Russia
Ekaterina Sharygina
Russia
Simon Rastorguev
Senegal
Elhadji Malick Gnah
Slovaquia
Lenka Petrakova
We live in a privileged time with skills, materials and technologies that can change visionary ideas to everyday life. Today more than ever we all need to dream, about better tomorrows, about the ways how to solve our climate crisis, how to improve water quality, save the coastal areas or inhabit new planets. The foundation supports visionary projects and brings forward feasible alternatives. I cant wait to see what the future holds.
Somalia
Mona Ali H. Salih
Syria
Maram Abbas
SOUTH AFRICA
Martin Pretorius
Tchad
Dimitri Leiba Nanguiom
Togo
Franklin Yemeli
More than one person, a community Of dreamers, experts, and devotees Gathered around the same vision Combining art, architecture and innovation And eager to create vocations. Find and embrace yours through this journey around the sea and space.
Tunisia
Yahia Barkaoui
United Kingdom
Othmane Kandri
Ukraine
Gidei Valeriu
Zambia
Mutinta Muchanga
FREN