“Face to Face”, Bordeaux, France

Jean-François Milou, principal architect
Nguyen Thanh Trung, design manager
Elizabeth Daynes
Consultancy Service scope
Conceptual Design, Detailed Design
Contract Period


“Face to Face” is an exhibition design concept developed by studioMilou in 2013. to present the work of Elizabeth Daynes in the field of human anthropology. The exhibition presents at the same time a spectacular collection of hominid sculptures and extensive documentation of the scientific and working materials leading to the model making of these hominids.

view of the entire exhibition from the entrance lobby

view of the "Face to Face" hominids room from the main exhibition space

schematic view of the group of hominid models made by Elizabeth Daynes

Neanderthal Chapelle-aux-Saints ©Elizabeth Daynes

Conceptual Study