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Old February 12th, 2016, 02:21 PM   #9181
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The Grand Paris is an impressive piece of infrastructure. In contrast it makes Crossrail look a bit half-assed.
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Old February 12th, 2016, 02:44 PM   #9182
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Personally, I find this Bergère district in Puteaux completely tacky. The actual working class 19th and early 20th century architectural heritage of the Paris "faubourgs" is being destroyed to make way for fake and pseudo-historical urbanism. A good way to bring in so more conservative and upper-income voters who are attracted to this disney-ish architecture.
I didn't know what the Bergère eco-quartier was but I googled it and I think you're right. Outer Paris has a very rich heritage of late 19th and especially 20th century vernacular architecture, especially brick but not only, and it is a shame that it is not used for reinterpretation and continuation. Those historical pastiche buildings that are proposed really tacky indeed, in the urban context of Puteaux. I'm not sure either what the architect was thinking of, the monumental buildings look half-parisian, half central-european from the Jura area (especially because of the roofs).
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Old February 12th, 2016, 04:36 PM   #9183
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I think none of you is right. There is not such things as 'urban context' there.. (especially near la defense..). There are nice blocks here or there with nice old buildings indded, but the place they plan to build this seems is very worth to replace by this project. And if it brings architectural diversity in the neighbourghood, we sure need to dig deep to find how to complain about the project. Even if it is very obvious to state this will seem tacky compared if they built this a century ago with real limestone
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Old February 12th, 2016, 06:11 PM   #9184
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^ I live near La Defense and I can safely say you're not right, there's actually a lot of context, a lot more than in places with uniform planning and buildings (be it hausmannian or blocks of flats). The diversity (up to randomness) of architectural types is excellent.

Not sure what is wrong with the criticising of the project based on how the buildings look in themselves, regardless of anything else - that's the kind of criticism I have. I think they're a bit ugly in the pastiche way. I didn't say that the context should normally force these buildings in a certain stylistic direction, what I said was that it would have been nice if the complex took inspiration rather in the rich architectural context of the Hauts-de-Seine.
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Old February 12th, 2016, 06:27 PM   #9185
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I could not agree more. Clever, well thought and documented, tradition-inspired contemporary architecture is good. Fake neo-old perpetuating easy clichés without any regard toward the actual local context, history and particularities of the place is terrible.

i don't know the place so I'm not a good judge. What I can say is that, when i saw the renders, I thought it was a mash-up of some Disneyland theme park and the Pokemon X/Y vision of Paris (Lumiose city).

However, I'm far from sure that it will actually be terrible, if they do it right, it might not be that bad.
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Old February 12th, 2016, 08:18 PM   #9186
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Old February 13th, 2016, 12:04 AM   #9187
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DCA wins Morland Paris, on the "Réinventer Paris" bid












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Following a three-phase competitive process, David Chipperfield Architects Berlin, together with Paris-based developer Emerige, has won the Call for Projects to redevelop the ‘Boulevard Morland’ site in the 4th arrondissement of Paris. The process is part of the wider city-led urban regeneration initiative - ‘Reinventer Paris’ - calling for innovative projects to redevelop 23 sites across the city.

The winning scheme for the Boulevard Morland site both extends and opens up the existing structure which was originally built from 1957 to 1964 as a city administration building. The two top floors will integrate an inhabitable artistic installation designed by Studio Other Spaces that will house a bar and restaurant.

The redeveloped complex will contain a mixed-use programme including housing, a youth hostel, hotel facilities, offices, retail outlets and a food market, establishing a new social and public landmark for the people of Paris.
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Old February 13th, 2016, 06:13 AM   #9188
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Much better than the last proposal.
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Old February 14th, 2016, 10:10 AM   #9189
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Jacques Ferrier + Chartier Dalix plan integrated network of gardens for Réinventer Paris








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Réinventer Paris is an initiative that aims to develop innovative urban projects within the french capital. Named ‘Porte des ternes’, one of the 23 winning schemes has been designed by local practices Jacques Ferrier and Chartier Dalix architectes. The project proposes to transform part of Paris’ boulevard périphérique — the ring road that encircles the city. the design involves the creation of a shared landscape, formed by an integrated network of gardens. An elevated bridge spans the ring road, forming an inhabited structure that contains markets, shops, a school of urban horticulture, and a coworking space.

The planned structures have been designed to allow for the site’s natural evolution, with connected roofs creating an urban farm dedicated to growing local produce. shared pavilions enable more of the site’s occupants to take advantage of the garden. Together with the landscaped bridge, the planted balconies form a 3D ecosystem conceived as an environmental machine. see here for designboom’s ongoing coverage of Réinventer Paris.

Program: offices (11,000 sqm), housing for first-time buyers (4,200 sqm), social housing (1,800 sqm), school of horticulture, tea grower boutique, retail shops

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Old February 15th, 2016, 05:44 PM   #9190
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Oxygen platform

Hello, just discovered this project in the parisian newspapers... Never heard in this thread.
They are talking about a delivery in 2017 and the work should start this autumn.
This "Oxygen" structure is a continuation of the new Duflot's policy for dynamyser the capital and its business center.
This project will house a garden terrace 1000 square meters, bar or 3 restaurants. The cost of the project amounting to € 5 million.



http://www.directmatin.fr/france/201...ci-2017-722857

If someone have more information to share about this project, it ll be nice ;-)
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Old February 15th, 2016, 11:13 PM   #9191
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Parisian olympic project and first video of the bid, will be presented at Philharmonie de Paris the 17th of February.

After this ceremony a massive campaign will be launched around the country.



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Old February 16th, 2016, 02:16 AM   #9192
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Spiritual & Cultural Russian Orthodox Center - Jean-Michel Wilmotte - 7th arrondissement of Paris















Source : http://www.wilmotte.com/fr/projet/ga...e-Perspectives

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Old February 16th, 2016, 02:17 AM   #9193
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Old February 16th, 2016, 10:20 AM   #9194
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This "Oxygen" structure is a continuation of the new Duflot's policy for dynamyser the capital and its business center.
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Old February 16th, 2016, 02:11 PM   #9195
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In continuation of the Cecile Duflot policy, about covering large roads in the capital in order to create (bring back) a green lung.
And to develop social accomodations.
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Old February 18th, 2016, 04:15 PM   #9196
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Old February 18th, 2016, 07:56 PM   #9197
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Paris Saclay Works



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