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Old November 19th, 2007, 01:55 PM   #781
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You are indeed correct.
What I wrote and persist in saying is that tall buildings in Paris (meaning La Défense really) are mostly financed and built due to goverment planning. 'Most' is the term I'm using here.
I'm sure you will somewhat agree with that.
The term most is not true, these tower are mostly financed by private entreprise, Do you know a tower wich are financed by the governement outside the "tower of minister of transportation......" ?

This tower, tour Phare is financed by Unibail-Rodamco.
The largest commercial real estate company in Europe

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As for CrazyMac, you might be totally right in thinking that France is a country plagued by high unemployement, out-of-control immigration
France has actully has the lowest imigration rate of European big countries, we aren't in the 60's, France is multiethnical country now, without high immigration.

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Back to the topic now: this tower rules!
Exactly
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Old November 20th, 2007, 02:02 AM   #782
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" Is THAT a Joke? "

" Dreadful! " Paris ought to be ashamed for accepting It!
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Old November 20th, 2007, 11:55 AM   #783
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I love this tower a bit more every day!
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Old November 22nd, 2007, 06:59 AM   #784
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New rendering
The building looks like the footing of a chippendale chair. Interseting tower that could only work in Paris, France...
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Old November 22nd, 2007, 07:17 AM   #785
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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 22nd, 2007, 02:54 PM   #786
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Should we understand something about the fatc that you publicly say that you like "a beheaded ****"?
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Old December 1st, 2007, 07:58 PM   #787
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New renderings posted by Cyril

[IMG]http://*************************/paris/jpgs/phare_tower_paris_morphosis301107_10.jpg[/IMG]

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Old December 1st, 2007, 09:11 PM   #788
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Wow !
Absolutely fantastic.
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Old December 1st, 2007, 09:30 PM   #789
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Old December 1st, 2007, 09:56 PM   #790
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what a deconstructive design.....cool....i like it, but isnt this also a evidence that the tower was redesigned, i remember previos renders show another design.
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Old December 1st, 2007, 10:33 PM   #791
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It will be incredibly popular among storks looking for nesting space.
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Old December 2nd, 2007, 02:14 PM   #792
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what a deconstructive design.....cool....i like it, but isnt this also a evidence that the tower was redesigned, i remember previos renders show another design.
Details of top and back changed. The design is the same.
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Old December 2nd, 2007, 02:27 PM   #793
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It will be incredibly popular among storks looking for nesting space.
storks in Paris?

would be good for the environment I guess
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Old December 2nd, 2007, 02:33 PM   #794
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when does construction start ?
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Old December 2nd, 2007, 03:01 PM   #795
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it¡s so unfrench. Surely the most aesthetically aware country in the world can come up with something less weird and more beautiful? This is not worthy of a great city like Paris, or indeed, a great country like France.
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Old December 2nd, 2007, 03:26 PM   #796
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I didn't like the redesign of the tower, but as seen on last pics it's growing on me
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Old December 2nd, 2007, 03:31 PM   #797
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ugliest building i have ever seen in my life... looks like a pregnant woman...
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Old December 2nd, 2007, 03:47 PM   #798
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It looked much better on the first renders. Now the tower's back has lost its organic curves and starts to remind an ordinary office building. To me it's a big disappointment.

This awesome, futuristic design...





becomes a cacophony of squares...
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Old December 2nd, 2007, 04:10 PM   #799
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Abuse of variation can't compensate lack of artistic talent.
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Old December 2nd, 2007, 04:15 PM   #800
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Official Morphosis website says the tower is still at schematic design step of the whole process. It seems this tower is likely to be changed its outlook a lot more..
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