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2003 • Porte de Versailles
Convention Center, Paris 15th district

A Unibail real estate group private consultation for a strategical site:

  • Revived interconnection between Paris and its suburbs
  • One of Paris' few large scale urban and architectural area
  • The Paris main Exhibition & Convention center, sprayed out horizontally without real marker or landmark
  • Verticality: a powerful signal in the Paris unique and diverse skyline
  • To highlight the diagonal urban dilatation from Blvd. Victor thanks to verticality
  • To the metropolis' Haussmanian wide front, we oppose a succession of events: conference center, urban square, Sports Arena, office tower, hotel tower, as well as a gallery connecting all of said events.

Program: new equipments as well as re-engineered, high-tech Paris Expo main entrance facade • Convention & conference center (3.200 seats), office tower (30,000 sq.m.), luxury 4-star hotel • Built area: 30,000 sq.m.
Schedule: studies from July 2001 to September 2003 - Project on hold
Architects: Jean-Pierre Buffi & Marianne Buffi with P.Hatem

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