Dominique Jakob is a female French architect and a designer born in 1966, a holder also of a Art and History license (Bachelor's degree). She has taught architecture at Paris-Villemin and Malaquais schools. From his part, Brendan MacFarlane is a New Zealand architect and designer born in 1961 who has taught in London and in Paris. In 1992, they create in Paris the Jakob + MacFarlane agency. Their style is a mixture of innovative materials and digital technologies. Their ambition, they explain, is to propose "digital technologies in the respect of traditions to foment a new humanism". They received the Crystal globe of the best architect in 2007. Among their most striking projects it is necessary to quote the house T in La Garenne-Colombes in 1998, the George restaurant at the Centre Pompidou in 2000 or Les Docks, cité de la mode et du design, located on Quai d'Austerlitz in Paris in 2008.