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Tower Buildings in France, Europe: High-Rise Architecture

post updated 25 June 2021

French Skyscrapers

French Skyscraper Buildings, chronological:

3 Dec 2018
Tour Montparnasse design – Glass Future Prize Winner
Design: Studio Gang Architects, Chicago
Tour Montparnasse Paris by Studio Gang
image : Studio Gang
Tour Montparnasse Paris by Studio Gang
Developed for the international competition to redesign Tour Montparnasse, Studio Gang’s design transforms this monolithic skyscraper into a beautiful new landmark for twenty-first-century Paris—a tower that is simultaneously a dynamic hub for economic innovation, a vibrant center of community life, and a global model of sustainability.

Major French Skyscraper Projects, alphabetical:

The Phare, Paris
Date of design: 2007-12
Design: Morphosis Architects
Phare Tower Paris Morphosis building design
rendering Unibail-Morphosis
300m high
Phare Tower Paris
The developers for this high-rise building are Unibail in partnership with EPAD (French public body for the Development of La Défense). The Structure / facade design is by RFR Ingénieurs.

Société Générale tower, La Défense
Dates built: 2001-08
Design: Atelier Christian de Portzamparc
Société Générale Tower, La Defense Skyscraper
image from architect
Société Générale tower

Tour Carpe Diem, Paris
Date of design: 2008-
Design: Robert A.M. Stern Architects
Tour Carpe Diem Paris skyscraper building
image : studio amd for Robert A.M. Stern Architects
Tour Carpe Diem
Located at La Defense, this high-rise building is designed to achieve High Environmental Quality in the French HQE® certification and Gold in the American LEED® certification.

Montparnasse Tower – Tour Montparnasse, Paris XVe
Date built: 1973
Designers: Beaudoin, Cassan, De Marien, Saubot;
A. Epstein & Sons International, Inc., Architects

210m high
The Montparnasse Tower is the tallest building in France, currently
Montparnasse Tower

Eiffel Tower – Tour d’Eiffel, Rue de Champ de Mars, Paris VIIe
Date built: 1889
Design: Gustave Eiffel
Eiffel tower Paris
photo : Isabelle Lomholt
This iconic French skyscraper is 300m high; antenna up to 324m
Eiffel tower

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Location: France, western Europe

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Zenith Saint-Etienne Building
Design: Foster + Partners
Zenith Saint-Etienne
photo : Nigel Young

Zenith Music Hall Strasbourg
Design: Massimiliano Fuksas Architecture
Zenith Music Hall Strasbourg
photo : Moreno Maggi

World Skyscrapers


Contemporary Skyscrapers – global architectural selection below:

Dubai Skyscrapers

London Skyscraper

Hong Kong Skyscrapers

Chicago Skyscrapers

German Skyscrapers

New York Skyscrapers

Tower Architecture

French Buildings

Architecture Studios

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