From an eyesore to a defining feature

From an eyesore to a defining feature
By GKD - Gebr. Kufferath AG as Manufacturers

Dominique Perrault transforms office towers into the new landmark of a Parisian suburb
The Tours du Pont de Sèvres office towers on the south-western outskirts of Paris, which were built in 1975 and had since deteriorated into an eyesore, were long a potent symbol for the rise and fall of the French automotive industry. Dominique Perrault won an international architectural competition in 2007 with his facelift of the traditionsteeped towers. A central element of his concept for refurbishing, restructuring and expanding the colossal structures was the agora spanning some 5,000 square meters. Gaëlle Lauriot-Prévost from Perrault's firm designed the…Read More

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Location Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Program Type Office
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