Jean-Paul Viguier qualified at the Beaux-Arts school in Paris in 1970. He then went to Harvard on an Arthur Sachs Fellowship, graduating in 1973 with a Masters in City Planning and Urban Design.
In 1974 he set up the Viguier-Jodry & Associates partnership, and in 1992 the Jean-Paul VIGUIER S.A d'Architecture firm.
His design work, world-wide, ranges from corporate offices to hospitals and museums, and from hotels and housing to malls, leisure centres and urban development schemes.
Guest speaker in many international seminars, notably at Harvard, the Cooper Union (NY), the School of Architecture of Venice, the Chicago Art Institute Festival of Humanities, and as Distinguished Lecturer at the Mc Nay Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas.