My name is Samuel Lalo, I was born in Meulan near Paris in France. Being the son of an illustrator and a teacher, I was quickly exposed and infected by the artistic virus that has been running in my family for generations. I started to draw at a very young age and have not stopped ever since.
I left France at the age of 6 with my parents, three siblings and together we travelled from one country to another. It was by growing up in Paris as a child and visiting a variety of countries such as Israel, New Zealand and South Korea that I developed a passion for architecture. I was often told I received this passion from my great-grand father Eugene Beaudouin; one of the pioneers of modern architecture in France. I completed my high school in New Caledonia, my undergraduate in Brisbane and my Masters in Tokyo under professors Yusuke Obuchi and Kengo Kuma.
I always loved studying about architecture may it have been at school, home and work and I always push myself to learn and research about new ways I am able to contribute to my profession but also to society with the growing knowledge of an architect. I believe architecture has the ability to influence society in more ways than conventional construction and extend its impacts upon culture, sociology and the digital realm.