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Paris Skyscrapers Architecture

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post updated 25 June 2021

Parisian Skyscrapers

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Major Paris Skyscraper Projects, alphabetical:

Eiffel Tower – Tour d’Eiffel, Rue de Champ de Mars, Paris VIIe
Date built: 1889
Design: Gustave Eiffel, France
Eiffel Tower Paris building structure
photo © Adrian Welch
Eiffel tower : the tower is 300m high; antenna up to 324m
In 2017 news was revealed that this famous French landmark structure could get a makeover as Paris bids for the 2024 Olympics. Mayor Anne Hidalgo proposed a 15-year, €300 million upgrade, to include better elevators, increased security, refurbished lights and an improved visitor entrance.

Hermitage Plaza
Date of design: 2009-
Design: Foster + Partners, London
Hermitage Plaza Skyscrapers
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Hermitage Plaza

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

The Montparnasse Tower is the tallest building in France, currently
Paris skyscraper : 210m high
see the ‘Tour Montparnasse design’ further down this post

The Phare
Dates of design: 2007-12
Design: Morphosis Architects, USA
Phare Tower Paris Morphosis building design
rendering Unibail-Morphosis
Phare Tower Paris : 300m high

Société Générale tower, La Défense
Dates built: 2001-08
Design: Atelier Christian de Portzamparc, France
Paris skyscraper
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Paris skyscraper

Tour Carpe Diem
Date of design: 2008-
Design: Robert A.M. Stern Architects, USA
Tour Carpe Diem Paris
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Tour Carpe Diem

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.

Tour Signal La Défense – business / financial district
Date of design: 2008-
Design: Jean Nouvel, Paris
Tour Signal
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Tour Signal

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