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Old November 27th, 2006, 02:56 PM   #1
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PARIS | Tour Phare | 297m | 984ft | 69 fl | Canceled

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LA DEFENSE : UNIBAIL LANCE UNE TOUR « PHARE » DE 130 000 M²
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Dépêche n° 1298 - Lundi 27 novembre 2006

Le jury de la consultation internationale d’architecture lancée par Unibail, en concertation avec l’EPAD, a désigné le cabinet d’architectes Morphosis (Thom Mayne) lauréat de la consultation pour la conception de la tour « Phare » à La Défense, qui sera livrée en 2012.
Le projet se présente comme une tour monumentale de 300 mètres de haut, offrant près de 130 000 m² de surface utile. Il sera situé entre le Faubourg de l’Arche et le Cnit auquel il est directement relié.
Le montant de l’investissement sera supérieur à 800 M€, a indiqué Guillaume Poitrinal, Pdg d’Unibail.

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Old November 27th, 2006, 02:58 PM   #2
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Looks nice
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Old November 27th, 2006, 03:10 PM   #3
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Amazing design!!!!
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Old November 27th, 2006, 03:47 PM   #4
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quite spectacular. kinda organic.

I wait for more renderings though to make my final judgement ...
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Old November 27th, 2006, 03:48 PM   #5
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Awesome design!!! Extremely original!

Thom Mayne is a genius!
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Old November 27th, 2006, 03:54 PM   #6
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It's... interesting
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Old November 27th, 2006, 03:59 PM   #7
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Oh my God, what the hell is that?
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Old November 27th, 2006, 04:02 PM   #8
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Oh my God, what the hell is that?
It's the future, my friend.
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Old November 27th, 2006, 04:03 PM   #9
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Old November 27th, 2006, 04:04 PM   #10
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Sorry for my rudeness but "it looks like a beheaded **** without balls".

Well I think I like it. It is organic, which has lacked so much in La Défense and Paris so far.
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Old November 27th, 2006, 04:05 PM   #11
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Another stamp-like fresh render
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Old November 27th, 2006, 04:07 PM   #12
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Old November 27th, 2006, 04:09 PM   #13
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Looks like Beetham in London, only without the colour.

Subliving.
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Old November 27th, 2006, 04:11 PM   #14
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I second that, well a bit different though.
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Old November 27th, 2006, 04:15 PM   #15
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LA DEFENSE: UNIBAIL LAUNCHES A 130 000 M² “FLAGSHIP” TOWER
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News N°1298 - Monday 27th November 2006

The jury of the international architectural competition launched by Unibail, acting in concert with EPAD, has designated the Morphosis (Thom Mayne) architectural practice as winner of the competition for the design of the "Flagship" tower at La Défense, which will be delivered in 2012.
The project is presented as a monumental 300 metre high tower, offering nearly 130,000 m² of useful area. It will be situated between the Faubourg de l'Arche and the CNIT to which it is directly linked.
The investment will be greater than 800 M€, indicated Guillaume Poitrinal, CEO of Unibail.
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Old November 27th, 2006, 04:19 PM   #16
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OMG.
Looks very futuristic, could be a bit thinner though. Will "that thing" eat up everything what's around it?
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Old November 27th, 2006, 04:23 PM   #17
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Render from Unibail's official render :


I extracted it from the PDF file..
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Old November 27th, 2006, 04:25 PM   #18
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Um...ok.
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AWESOME!! Setting new standards, congrats Paris!

It blows my mind!
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Old November 27th, 2006, 04:34 PM   #20
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What on earth is that.
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