Having spent ten years working for the Samaritaine department store, the practice decided to give it a makeover and undertook an internal reorganization around four main poles: Lab, Architecture, Association and Execution Manager.
A year marked by the delivery of three emblematic projects: the head office of Le Monde Group, the new flagship of Galeries Lafayette at 52 avenue des Champs-Élysées and the delivery of the last tower of the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg.
Through these three projects, the agency has signed its first department store, an exceptional achievement abroad, and asserts its expertise in complex tertiary projects.
After having delivered the Window building in La Défense, SRA team keeps on diversifying and wins with Snohetta the renovation project of the national theatre of Nanterre-Amandiers.
SRA, in association with SANAA, François Brugel and Jean-François Lagneau, reinvent the Samaritaine. The new façade gives a strong identity to the new complex, thus pursuing the work of the previous architects: Frantz Jourdain and Henri Sauvage.
After several years of collaboration, SRA delivers in association with Snøhetta the Lascaux IV project. This is a decisive step for the agency which, through this project, signs a first major cultural program.
SRA develops in association with JPA, the project of the new tower for the European Justice Court designed by DPA on the Kirchberg plateau in Luxembourg.
Challenger delivery in Saint Quentin en Yvelines, property group that obtained the triple certification: Passport Sustainable Building Exceptional Platinum LEED, BREEAM Outstanding.
Delivery of the Tour Carpe Diem in La Défense which obtained dual certification: HQE and LEED Platinum.
The agency celebrated 20 years …. and delivered the First tower by climbing 230 meters high, is the tallest tower in France.
Delivery of the tower CMA-CGM in Marseille, designed by Zaha Hadid.
River West Building delivery in Bezons.
Winner of the competition for the Carpe Diem tower in combination with Robert Stern.
Unibail relies on SRA as a consultant for setting up the Phare Tower competition package in la Defense. Afterwards SRA gets a consultancy contract from Morphosis to assist for the planning application and further development stages.
SRA moves upscale. All projects were located in the Paris region until SRA starts working nationwide with the Cannes Technopolis project, then global while submitting two competitions: the Oslo Museum and the Turin Transportation Hub.
Also that year SRA hands over the CBX Tower in La Defense in partnership with Kohn, Pedersen, Fox.
The office celebrates its first decade, and hands over the PB6 Tower ( EDF) in la Defense. This project is designed by Pei, Cobb, Freed of NY developed and built in partnership with SRA.
The office is turned into an Architectural Limited Liability Company, named SRA, and is joined by a new partner: Clemence Fiant-Saubot.
Both partners merge their businesses, and the new company is named Saubot- Rouit Associés. This move embodies a unique experience in terms of high rise projects and SRA thus will impose itself as a recognized specialist, sought for partnerships by major global names: Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Kevin Roche & John Dinkeloo, SOM NY, Frank O.Gehry, Kohn Pedersen Fox, Lord Norman Foster Architects, Zaha Hadid Architects, Morphosis….
Hervé Metge, also an architect with Saubot-Jullien, joins Jean Rouit as a partner.
Jean Rouit created his own office. He previously worked as an architect for 10 years with Saubot-Jullien, a major french Firm. It claimed wide span projects (Bastille Opera) and was reputated for its expertise in high rise buildings development and completion ( Fiat Tower, Elf Tower…)