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Old August 24th, 2010, 12:06 AM   #2321
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I think it's not really about jealousy, this is a very original and special design. A conventional design is more likely to be appreciated than an architectural breakthrough. Remember the Eiffel Tower was so disliked it wasn't meant to stay, and our Gothic Cathedrals were named "Gothic" because it was a stylistic insult, not the actual name of the architecture at first (which has nothing to do with Goths).
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Old August 24th, 2010, 12:53 AM   #2322
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I've created a 3D rendering of Phare to be downloaded in Google Earth.


Here is the link :
http://sketchup.google.com/3dwarehou...e1ce14e998bf00


And here are the preview images :













And here's the 2D diagram I've extracted from it and proposed for SSP diagrams (the drawing hasn't been approved yet).

Tour Phare : 296 mètres


Large version

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Old August 24th, 2010, 01:17 AM   #2323
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Great job!
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Old August 25th, 2010, 01:47 AM   #2324
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Today (August 24) First Tower (new Axa Tower) reached 231 meters (758 feet) above street level !

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Old August 25th, 2010, 02:57 AM   #2325
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The crane has started to be dismantled today btw!

PS: great work Metropolitan, really amazing...I hope you add D2, AIR2, MAJUNGA, GENERALI, CARPE DIEM, AVA soon as well .
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Old August 25th, 2010, 03:35 AM   #2326
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The crane has started to be dismantled today btw!
I'll take a full skyline view of La Défense when the crane is completely gone.
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Old August 25th, 2010, 05:20 PM   #2327
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Hope you take one more pic as well (Majunga's permit)

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Old August 25th, 2010, 11:46 PM   #2328
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Latest pictures of the 166m (545 ft) Carpe Diem Tower's construction site.

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Some renders of the tower:









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Old August 26th, 2010, 03:12 PM   #2329
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Some new renders of the 284m (932 ft) Osmose Tower at La Défense, by French architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte. It will have 75 floors.





The French chef Guy Savoy plans to open the higest restaurant in Europe on the 71st floor of the tower:


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Old August 26th, 2010, 09:14 PM   #2330
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The design of Tower's Carpe Diem looks at first glance that need more height, that tower is spectacular, but with only 32 floors does not excite me much, all the designs of the new towers of La Defense are beautiful but they need more size
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Old August 26th, 2010, 10:37 PM   #2331
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They don't appear tall because they are surrounded by tall towers, but in fact they are quite tall. If Carpe Diem was near Notre Dame Cathedral or in your town of Barquisimento, it would look very tall indeed.
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Old August 27th, 2010, 02:02 AM   #2332
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I just think this tower will need more height but I still like, all the towers are of excellent designs, I'd like to see them fully culminated

Congratulations on the towers of Jean Michel Wilmotte and its location could not be better, I think in some ways these towers complement the horizon with the Hermitage Plaza
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Old August 27th, 2010, 06:56 AM   #2333
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We have NO strong evidence that Wilmotte project will come to reality. It is just a rumor + wishful thinking. Time will tell.
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Old August 27th, 2010, 12:53 PM   #2334
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@ Everybody: Cyril is the Mr. Negative guy on the Francophone forum. Just so people know...
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Old August 27th, 2010, 12:58 PM   #2335
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I am rather Mr Realistic...This is what it takes when talking of Paris projects..
Dear Brisavoine, if you have real evidence this project WILL come to life please tell us.
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Old August 27th, 2010, 01:21 PM   #2336
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I am rather Mr Realistic...
I wish you were also Mr Realistic with the London projects, Mister Çaïril. Funny how you're always Mr very Optimistic and Enthusiastic with those Albionesque projects.
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Old August 27th, 2010, 03:18 PM   #2337
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Mister Çaïril
Que de familiarité, avons-nous élevé les cochons (normands) ensemble ?

1- Projects in London do come to fruition and faster than in wanna-be-Grand Paris.
2- They have (much) better design and quality on the whole.

Now back to the topic please, we are civilized guys, aren't we?
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Old August 27th, 2010, 06:22 PM   #2338
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Once again Cyril, ask for the british citizenship and give us a break please!

If you don't have enough money I'm willing to buy you a single ticket to London, that's a deal?

Sick of your ultra negative posts regarding Paris (& France in general) on a daily basis, once for good, you don't like our projects, fair enough, but stop polluting the forum with your incessant criticisms.

To you guys on here, Brisavoine is 100% right as Cyril is Mr 'Flap happy' and some sort of Paco Rabanne bis posting some ridiculous predictions.

Brisavoine, I do understand now what you endured all those years...I doubt I'll be brave enough to last this long on the french forum (already desert...how strange)

I guess we can't do anything for him, he hates Paris's projects but cannot stop himself from posting on the french speaking forum, how logical...

Vive la France...
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Old August 27th, 2010, 06:46 PM   #2339
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"frog yes but ex londoner" you declare.
No further comments required.
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Old August 27th, 2010, 08:06 PM   #2340
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on the french forum (already desert...how strange)
Yeah, how strange...

PS : Plutôt les vaches (normandes).
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