Jouin Manku is the link between a French designer and an Kenyan architect, who joined two different creative worlds resulting in an interesting interior and construction work. Patrick Jouin and Sanjit Manku are the minds behind this great office.

Architect Day: Jouin Manku

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Patrick Jouin was born on June 5, 1967 in the city of Nantes in France and graduated from the Ecole Nationale de la Création Industrielle in 1992. In 1988 he founded his own design agency in Paris. Sanjit Manku was born in Nairobi in Kenya in 1971 and graduated in architecture from Carleton University in Ottawa in 1995. After numerous experiments in North America, Manku joined Jouin agency in 2001 and became a partner in 2006.

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Agence Patrick Jouin

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Agence Patrick Jouin

Jouin and Manku are complement in the meeting of two creative worlds that communicate. Creating together, establish the connection of two different views, share and listen to what the other version, come to a fascinating result, with incredible scenery and well-crafted. With projects of interior design very interesting show their skill in the construction area, as fascinating residence YTL.

Mix NY, New York, USA

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
Parade, São Paulo, Brasil. photo © Philippe Ruault

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Eric Laignel

Mix, Las Vegas, USA

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Eric Laignel

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Eric Laignel

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Eric Laignel

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Eric Laignel

Gilt, New York Palace Hotel

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Eric Laignel

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Eric Laignel

L’Auberge de I’ILL, Illhaeusern, France

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Eric Laignel

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Eric Laignel

Oth Sombath, Paris, France

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Les Ateliers Apicius

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Les Ateliers Apicius

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Les Ateliers Apicius

YTL Residence, Kuala Lumpur, Malásia

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Agence Patrick Jouin

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Agence Patrick Jouin

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Agence Patrick Jouin

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Agence Patrick Jouin

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Agence Patrick Jouin

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Agence Patrick Jouin

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Agence Patrick Jouin

Silvera Wagram, Paris, France

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Helene Hilaire

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Helene Hilaire

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Helene Hilaire

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Helene Hilaire

58 Tour Eiffel, Paris, France

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Valerie BOVIO, SLA Architecture, Fabrice Comeux

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Valerie BOVIO, SLA Architecture, Fabrice Comeux

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Valerie BOVIO, SLA Architecture, Fabrice Comeux

Doudoune, Val d’Isere, France

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Agence Patrick Jouin

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Agence Patrick Jouin

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Agence Patrick Jouin

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Agence Patrick Jouin

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Agence Patrick Jouin

Boutique Swatch, Shangai, China

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Agence Patrick Jouin

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Agence Patrick Jouin

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Agence Patrick Jouin

Spirit Beauty, Tokyo, Japan

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Van Cleef & Arpels

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Van Cleef & Arpels

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Van Cleef & Arpels

Galeries Lafayette, Paris, France

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Galeries Lafayette

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Galeries Lafayette

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Galeries Lafayette

Spoon Byblos, Saint-Tropez, France

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Roméo Balancourt

Architect Day: Jouin Manku
photo © Roméo Balancourt

About the author of this post

My name is Marcelo Seferin, I’m an architect from Porto Alegre, Brazil and I’m the chief architect at Seferin Arquitetura, an office that works with architecture, interior design and sustainability projects.