Bernard Blanc is currently a member of the Bordeaux City Council. He is the former Deputy for Urban Planning and Vice-President for Urban Strategies. Blanc is the creator of the label Bâtiment frugal bordelais and a town planner. Blanc is a Doctor of Management Sciences and a PhD student in urban planning.
Blanc has been managing public companies of development and construction for 30 years. He was awarded with the Medal of urbanism of the Academy of Architecture in 2014 and the Mies van der Rohe Award as project manager for the GHI project in Bordeaux with A.Lacaton & JP Vassal. Blanc is a member of the of the Academy of Architecture since 2019 and author of several books on housing.