Located in the exhibition site Parc des Expositions de la Porte de Versailles, Paris, Tour Triangle is a proposed skyscraper that is 180 meters tall 43 floors of a glass pyramid with a trapezoid base.
Designed by the Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron, the project has been in development since 2006, with a target date for completion in 2017.
Once completed, this giant triangle will be Paris’ first skyscraper in 40 years, the Pompidou Centre built-in 1977 is the last tower to be built in the central city.
Inspiration from architect:
The building’s trapezoidal footprint is generated by rotating the north and south axis from the rectangular plot to create a dynamic setback from the peripheral boulevard to the south and from the Palais des Sport to the north. Its triangular shape reduces casting shadows on adjacent residential buildings.
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