Jean-Claude Girard is a Geneva-based architect. He is the founder of the architecture office Jean-Claude Girard Architecte and a lecturer at the School of Landscape, Engineering, and Architecture (HEPIA) in Geneva. He studied architecture at EPFL and his final project, which dealt with the theme of interreligious sacred space, won the 1998 SIA Prize (first prize for architecture). From 2013 to 2018 he developed a doctoral thesis on the Filipino architect Leandro V. Locsin at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale (EPF) in Lausanne under the supervision of Professor Bruno Marchand. In 2021, he published a comprehensive monograph on the works of Leandro V. Locsin titled Leandro Valencia Locsin, Filipino Architect (Birkhäuser).