Geneviève Vachon, is an architect (MOAQ) and a teacher in Urban Design and Architecture at the School of Architecture at Laval University. With the reasearch group Habitats + Cultures, she participated in the ARUC - Tetauan (SSHRC, Casault and al. 2009-14) in partnership with the Innu communities of Quebec Côte-Nord habitats and indigenous cultural landscapes. She is also responsible for the project Habiter au nord du 49è parallèle (FSC, 2014-16) which aims to provide visualization tools for sustainable management of Innu communities. With colleagues at GIRBa, she organizes participatory planning approches and performs various research projects with a particular interest in the adaptation of urban areas to climate changes.