Herzog & de Meuron
Competition
2006
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Drawings

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Team

Facts

Client
Unibail, Paris, France
Planning
Architect Planning: Herzog & de Meuron, Basel, Switzerland
Structural Engineer: WGG Schnetzer Puskas Ingenieure AG, Basel, Switzerland
Quantity Surveyor : Davis Langdon, London, UK
Mechanical Engineering: Transsolar, Stuttgart, Germany
Specialist / Consulting
Elevator Consulting: Jappsen, Berlin, Germany
Safety Consulting: Veritas, Paris, France
Visualizations: Philipp Schaerer, Zürich, Switzerland
Building Data
Site Area: 49'513 sqft, 4'600 sqm
Gross floor area (GFA): 1'937'502 sqft, 180'000 sqm
Number of levels: 72
Footprint: 30'138 sqft, 2'800 sqm
Length: 442 ft, 135 m
Width: 114 ft, 35 m
Height: 918 ft, 280 m

Bibliography

“‘Tour Phare’ im Hochhausviertel La Défense in Paris. ‘Phare Tower’ at La Défense in Paris.” In: Sonderdruck. Supplement: “Wettbewerbe aktuell.” Freiburg, Wettbewerbe aktuell Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, 04.2007. pp. 33-43.

Richard Scoffier: “Puissance de l’Objet. Concours pour la Tour Phare à la Défense.” In: “D’Architectures.” Vol. No. 161, Paris, Innovapresse, 02.2007. pp. 20-29.

Catherine Séron-Pierre: “Concours Tour Phare Unibail.” In: “AMC Le Moniteur Architecture.” Vol. No. 167, Paris, Group Moniteur, 02.2007. pp. 11-25.