GOLEM is an architecture, art & design studio founded in 2021 by Ariel Claudet.
GOLEM acts on both the digital and the physical realms through various means such as architecture, visual art, stage design, augmented reality and metaverse-specific architecture all reflecting its holistic approach of Design.
GOLEM’s ongoing projects include a pavilion for the 2024 Venice Art Biennale ; five art galleries in Paris ; an agriturismo in Sardinia, Italy ; a nightclub in Paris, a store in the metaverse, and some furniture and jewellery design.
Ariel Claudet \aʀiɛl klodɛ\ is the founder and head designer of GOLEM. For the past 10 years, Ariel worked as an Architect for world-renowned award winning studios in Paris, Tokyo, Los Angeles, Amsterdam and for the Government in Haiti.
Before founding GOLEM, Ariel Claudet led design teams at OMA - Rem Koolhaas, the Pritzker Prize-winning architecture firm in Rotterdam where he worked as an Architect – Project Manager and was responsible for the business development of French-speaking countries. His projects at OMA include Retail, Museums and Offices in Qatar, the second largest Courthouse in France (Lille), the urban redevelopment of the second biggest business district in Europe (AZCA - Madrid), and a large-scale housing development on the French Riviera (Toulon).