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26-02-2015 > Third Time Lucky For Nouvel Skyscraper Designs

Tour Hekla, ParisSince 2013 Jean Nouvel has been working on Tour Hekla, a new skyscraper to stand in Pari's La Defense, the main tall building cluster of the French capital. Developed by Hines and AG Real Estate, it will have 47 floors and consist almost entirely of office space.

26-11-2013 > Montpellier Picks Body Museum Winner

Museum of the Human Body, MontpellierBIG has won the International Design Competition for their innovative Museum of the Human Body that will begin building in 2016 in Parc Marianne, Montpellier, France.

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25-11-2012 > Credit Agricole Assurances Look To New HQ

IMEFA 52, ParisThe high-rise renaissance of Paris continues with plans by Jean Paul Viguier who has designed a new building for French financial firm, Credit Agricole Assurances.

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20-10-2012 > Futuristic Museum Touches Down In Lyon

Musee de Confluences, LyonTo the untrained eye it may look like Battlestar Galatica has landed in the French city of Lyon, but this exists in reality, not science-fiction, as a spanking new museum - Musee de Confluences.

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27-08-2012 > Largest Jigsaw In Paris Takes Shape

The Louis Vuitton Foundation for Creation, ParisThe Louis Vuitton Foundation for Creation may have a slightly Zoolander-esque ring to it, but there's nothing fictional about the new art centre that is taking shape in central Paris.

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25-04-2012 > Nouvels Tin Foil Tower Winners

Duo, ParisLeading French architect Jean Nouvel, along with developer Ivanhoé Cambridge and Hines, has designed two new towers to stand in the 13th Arrondissement of Paris at Rive Gauche.

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25-11-2011 > Bouyges Win Palais de Justice Contract

Palais de Justice, ParisIn the British city of Birmingham a monumental new courthouse was cancelled to save money. There is no such chance of that happening in France with the announcement that Bouyges is to build a 160 metre tall Renzo Piano design that has been championed by Nicolas Sarkozy.

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16-09-2010 > The Squashed Gherkin Of Paris

Tour D2, ParisConstruction is soon to start on a new skyscraper in Paris's central business district, La Defense.

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22-06-2012 > BIG Plans For Bordeaux

Maison de l’Économie Créative et de la Culture en Aquitaine, BordeauxHaving beat off stiff competition from SANAA, W-Architectures and French architects FLINT it has been announced that architectural firm Big, in conjunction with FREAKS Freearchitects have won yet another competition, this time to design a new cultural centre for the French city of Bordeaux.

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07-03-2012 > Hermitage Plaza Secures Planning Green Light

Hermitage Plaza, ParisFoster + Partners has secured approval to construct what will be the tallest buildings in Paris, the 320 metre tall Hermitage Plaza, which will be ten metres taller than the Shard in London.

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18-11-2011 > BIG Win Paris PARC Competition

Paris PARCProlific Danish architecture firm BIG has won another competition to design another academic building in another major European city - this time Paris.

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25-08-2010 > Nouvels Hanging Gardens Of Paris

Horizons Building, ParisOne of the most interesting tall buildings under construction in Paris right now is undoubtably the 88 metre tall Horizons Building, or Tour Horizon, that has been designed by Jean Nouvel.

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