Recup Paris | Recover. Revive. Repeat.
Recup Paris is a mission-driven business operating at the intersection of sustainability and culture. Join us in transforming an old military fortress and other urban spaces into sustainability driven creative and cultural hotspots.
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About us

Recup Paris rehabilitates urban spaces and develops meaningful uses and programmes for these spaces.

Our first associative project is Fort Recup: A laboratory of solutions and a community platform around urban sustainable development located at Fort d’Aubervilliers, an old disused military fortress just outside Paris.

Together with partners we are transforming more spaces at this inspiring site and for it to become a hub for creativity, culture and sustainability. For the people of Aubervilliers, Paris and beyond.

Click here to learn more about us and how you can get involved.



FORT RECUP, the first associative project of Recup Paris is located at Fort d’Aubervilliers, a former military fort on the outskirts of Paris.   Its ambition is to create a laboratory of local solutions and a community platform committed to the new challenges of sustainable......

Recup’s atelier and headquarter is located at fort ate’Aubervilliers. Built between 1843-1846,  to control and defend the strategic “route de Flandre”, the canal of  ‘l’Ourcq’ and Saint-Denis.  This fortress is part of sixteen  fortifications outside the old city walls of Paris. Fort d’Aubervilliers has a pentagonal ......

Recup Paris is founded by Dom Tappy and Thomas Winkel. We both have spent our professional careers in the field of sustainability and climate change. After basically advising others what to do and how, we increasingly wanted to act sustainably and be change makers in......

Visite de l’incroyable Fort Militaire abandonné d’Aubervilliers Tiana News 05/12/2016 © 2016 Il y a deux semaines, on a eu la chance de découvrir un lieu aussi insoupçonné qu’incroyable, j’ai nommé le Fort d’Aubervilliers. Après moult détours et quelques demandes aux passants, nous voilà......

Alizée Szwarc 21/11/2016 Recup Paris est un projet qui vise la réhabilitation du Fort d’Aubervilliers, un ancien fort militaire de 36 hectares aux portes de Paris. En campagne sur le site de financement participatif KissKissBankBank, les deux fondateurs du projet, Dom et Thomas, nous ont......


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Recup Paris

Dom Tappy

+33 6 30458653

Thomas Winkel

Recup Paris HQ

Fort d’Aubervilliers
174 Avenue Jean Jaurès 
93300 Aubervilliers (Paris)
France (see map below)

(visits by appointment only)

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