Montparnasse Tower, Architect, French High-Rise Building, Height, Date, Location, Architecture

Tour Montparnasse : Paris Skyscraper

Skyscraper Building Paris, France – design by various architects

4 Mar 2010

Tour Montparnasse Paris

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

This French skyscraper is 210m high. The tower building contains a public viewing area on the 59th floor.

The Montparnasse Tower is the tallest building in France, at the time of writing.

It was the tallest building in Europe until the completion of Frankfurt´s MesseTurm in 1990 (MesseTurm, by Murphy/Jahn Architects in 1990, the tallest building Europe at 257m high until 1997.

Architects Murphy/Jahn designed the Trump Tower, completed 2005, 180m high in Stuttgart and the City Spire Center in Manhattan, a 248m high skyscraper).

21 Sep 2017
Mirage – Montparnasse Tower Renovation in Paris
Design: MAD Architects / Executive Architect: DGLa
Mirage Montparnasse Tower Renovation in Paris
image form architects office
Mirage – Montparnasse Tower Renovation
A renovation proposal for Montparnasse Tower transforming the high-rise building into an artistic lighting installation that reflects the city upside down.

Tour Montparnasse Competition

Tour Montparnasse Design Competition
Tour Montparnasse Paris
image : Wikimedia Commons
Tour Montparnasse Competition
An international architecture competition in 2015 to find a new look for the 59-storey tower block as well as the shopping precinct at its base.

Location: Tour Montparnasse, Paris, France

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Architects: SOM
Charenton Bercy District Masterplan and Tower in Paris
image © SOM-Ateliers2-3-4-AREP
Charenton-Bercy District Masterplan and Tower

Tour Signal – Architecture Competition
Jean Nouvel
Tour Signal

The Phare
Morphosis, Architects
The Phare Paris

Tour Carpe Diem
Robert A.M. Stern Architects
Tour Carpe Diem

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Lafayette Department Store
Design: Manuelle Gautrand Architecture
Lafayette Department Store
photograph : Vincent Fillon
Lafayette Department Store Paris

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