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Origin architects

Origin architects endeavours to design projects adding our 15 years of experience to develop sites and buildings that relate both their users and their environment. Characterised by their simplicity and appropriateness, we work to create solutions that assure high performance, recognisable design and durability.

Founded by Tom Sheehan, Designer of the Stade de France and co-author of the D2 Tower at La Défense, Salah-Eddine Saïdoune and Christian Bonnaud, the Atelier believes in tailored architectural design that exceeds expectations, sustainable building technologies that have proven their effectiveness and simple solutions that guarantee durability.

What is our added value to ESSMA?

Vast experience in sports stadia and arenas for both new built and renovation buildings + worldwide experience.

Products & Services

  • Architectural and masterplanning services - Sport and non-sport


Parc des Princes Refurbishment, Paris, FranceBaraki Stadium, Algiers, AlgeriaOran Stadium, Oran, AlgeriaHealth & Wellnes Facilities, Doha, QatarBen Aknoun Arena, Algiers, AlgeriaPalais des Sports, Issy-les-Moulineaux, FranceParis Bercy Arena Refurbishment, Paris, FranceMoscow racecourse, Moscow, RussiaSonera (Finnair) Stadium, Helsinki, Finland (Tom Sheehan)

Origin architects

Origin architects