ISPA Conference & Expo
ISPA Conference & Expo
ISPA Conference & Expo

Plans for first skyscraper in Paris in almost 50 years given green light

by Andrew Manns | 08 May 2019

Following five years of delays and challenges from local councils, the city of Paris has approved plans for the "Triangle Tower" – a translucent high-rise that bears some resemblance to the Louvre Pyramid.

First unveiled by Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron in 2008, the 41-storey mixed-use building, which is being developed by real estate firm Unibail Rodamco, will be situated near the Porte de Versailles in the 15th arrondissement of the city.

Key features of the property will include a 120-key hotel, an auditorium, retail outlets, dining outlets and terraces, and a 500 sq m atrium "dedicated to art, design and architecture".

Initial proposals for the project were rejected in 2014, but a municipal court on Monday (6 May) overturned the decision, ruling that complex would not affect the harmony of the local area.

"It will not only be a landmark from which the urban panorama can be experienced, but also an outstanding silhouette in the system of axes and monuments of the city," commented Herzog & de Meuron in a statement.

Due to be completed in 2024 ahead of the Paris Summer Olympics, the Triangle Tower will be the third tallest structure in Paris, after the Montparnasse Tower and the Eiffel Tower.

Paris  Triangle Tower  Herzog & de Meuron 
Related stories
03 Jul 2015

Paris could be set for skyscraper revolution after Herzog and De Meuron’s Triangle Tower is approved

Following five years of delays and challenges from local councils, the city of Paris has approved plans for the "Triangle Tower" – a translucent high-rise that bears some resemblance to the Louvre Pyramid. First unveiled by Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron in 2008, the 41-storey mixed-use building, which is being developed by real estate firm Unibail Rodamco, will be situated near the Porte de Versailles in the 15th
CLD,ARC,DES
The Triangle Tower will house a 120-key hotel, restaurants, a cultural centre, and an auditorium. / Courtesy of Herzog & de Meuron
More news
News stories: 1 - 30 of 7773     
 
 
 
News stories: 1 - 30 of 7773     
 
 
 
company profile
Company profile: Art of Cryo
Art of Cryo is a new division of a renowned family business with 30 years’ experience in ultra-low temperature equipment. A 28-year old legacy of building the best quality solutions for whole-body cryotherapy is the foundation to offer our high performance cryo chambers - The Art of Cryo Vaultz®.
Try cladmag for free!
Sign up with CLAD to receive our regular ezine, instant news alerts, free digital subscriptions to CLADweek, CLADmag and CLADbook and to request a free sample of the next issue of CLADmag.
sign up
features
Equinox Westlake Village in Thousand Oaks, California features an Olympic-sized pool
Aaron Richter worked for Starwood and Ian Schrager before joining Equinox in 2008
"We’ve been working on the hotel concept for about three years now, and it’s almost ready to reveal."

As high end fitness chain Equinox prepares to enter the hotel market, its VP of design sets out his plans

Underwater architecture: Going deep
"The Norwegian coast inhabits such beauty"

The world’s most ambitious underwater buildings

Staff were directed to look miserable and “dismal” at all times
"There was a huge amount to see at Dismaland, and I found the experience both enjoyable and unsettling."

It generated massive amounts of hype, as well as an estimated £20m for Weston- Super-Mare, but was Banksy’s Dismaland worth a visit? We found out

Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
To advertise in our catalogue gallery: call +44(0)1462 431385
features
The new extension includes a garden classroom and surrounds a courtyard planted by Dan Pearson
"It’s a public space that’s managed very beautifully and has a strong message of sustainability"

It’s a huge source of sadness that the Garden Bridge became as political as it did, says the project’s landscape designer

SPP CEO James Nozar
"Now we’re talking about pedestrians as the most important members of the street community"

The new US neighbourhood designed to improve the health of its residents

features
Giggs, Scholes, Butt, and Gary and Phil Neville are behind the project
"When we dreamt of building the first Hotel Football, we knew exactly what we wanted it to be"

The next phase for the Manchester sport-themed hotel

Arup engineer Andrew Lawrence described the Smile as “the most complex CLT structure ever built”
Alison Brooks
"The profession is changing"

We need to help the public understand that architects are on their side, argues The Smile designer

The museum consists of four galleries, built into the surrounding sand dunes
Finn Norkjaer
"The Tirpitz Museum is very special. We have created a very clean and simple building, and we’ve been very honest with the materials."

On the Tirpitz Museum and his love of music

cladkit product news
Koto Design introduces wood-fired hot tub
Koto is known for crafting modular, energy-neutral cabins and homes
Katie Barnes
A striking wood-fired hot tub has been unveiled by Koto, an architecture and design studio which has a passion for ...
Siminetti unveils iridescent decorative panelling range inspired by plants
The Clematis design
Megan Whitby
The Botanicals is Siminetti’s newest Mother of Pearl decorative panelling collection, inspired by the distinctive patterns found in botany and ...
Mather & Co and ITV unite to create Coronation Street Experience
Mather & Co has transformed the visitor centre into the ultimate haven for ardent Coronation Street viewers
Magali Robathan
Experience designers, Mather & Co, have orchestrated a remarkable collaboration with ITV to unveil the new Coronation Street Experience, a ...
cladkit product news
Alberto Apostoli and Newform collaborate to launch the A.Zeta showerhead
The showerhead offers two modes; rainfall or waterfall
Megan Whitby
Italian architect Alberto Apostoli has renewed his partnership with Newform – an Italian wellness company – and designed A.Zeta. A.Zeta ...
Fabio Alemanno Design uses elegant semi-precious stones to create memorable spa experiences
Alemanno believes the stones are well-placed in the spa environment thanks to their capacity to positively support physical and mental health
Megan Whitby
Fabio Alemanno Design has expanded its collection with semi-precious stones to enhance spas, wellness facilities, hotels and private residences. The ...
Codelocks develops new glass door smart lock
The new lock model allows facilities and building managers to create and manage access via an app or online portal
Megan Whitby
Codelocks has launched its first glass door smart lock to bring intelligent access control to modern spa, leisure, fitness and ...
cladkit product news
Jaffe Holden helps bring Academy Museum of Motion Pictures alive
Jaffe Holden provided architectural acoustics for the Academy Museum
Magali Robathan
Acoustical consulting firm Jaffe Holden provided architectural acoustics and audio/video design services for the recently opened Academy Museum of Motion ...
Alberto Apostoli designs tech-forward Wellness Therapy furniture collection for Varaschin
The furniture collection draws on absolute geometries, pure lines, neutral colours and strong references to nature
Megan Whitby
Furniture manufacturer Varaschin has unveiled the new Wellness Therapy range, designed by Italian spa and wellness architect and designer Alberto ...
Eden project uses drones to spell out climate change warning
Magali Robathan
Almost 300 drones were used to signal an environmental message above the Eden Project’s biomes, during the UN Climate Change ...
x
Sign up with CLAD for regular news updates
ISPA Conference & Expo
ISPA Conference & Expo