Paul Andreu Architects

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Paul Andreu Architects, France : Architecture

Contemporary French Architect Practice : Major Architectural Projects

Paul Andreu Architecte – Key Projects

Key Architecture Developments by Paul Andreu Architecte, alphabetical:

Dubai Airport – Terminal 3 Building, United Arab Emirates
Dates built: 2000-05

Guadeloupe airport – New air terminal, Pointe-à-Pitre, Caribbean
Dates built: 1990-96
Aéroport Guadeloupe Pôle Caraïbes

Guangdong Science Center, Guangzhou – Competition, China
Date built: 2003

Guangzhou Gymnasium, Guangzhou, China

Hiroshima air terminal – Competition, Japan
Date built: 1990

Manilla Airport – air terminal, Philippines
Dates built: 1990-99

National Grand Theater of China, Beijing, China
Date built: 2007
National Grand Theater of China
photo from PAA
Beijing Theatre

Oceanus Project, Macau

Oriental Art Center – Concert Hall & Performance Spaces, Shanghai, China
Dates built: 2000-04
Shanghai Oriental Art Center
photo from architects studio
Shanghai Oriental Art Center : Chinese building
This is a cultural island in the middle of a lake, located on Chang An Avenue next to the Great Hall of the People and about 500 meters from the Forbidden City. The building is curved, with a total surface area of 149,500 sqm, that emerges like an island at the center of a lake. The titanium shell is in the shape of a super ellipsoid with a maximum span of 213 meters, a minimum span of 144 meters and a height of 46 meters). It is divided in two by a curved glass covering, 100 meters wide at the base. During the day, light flows through the glass roof into the building.

Paris Airport building, Paris, France

Technology and Science Enterprising Center, Chengdu, China
Dates built: 2004-07
Chengdu Technology and Science Enterprising Centre
image from architects office
Paul Andreu : Chinese building

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Paul Andreu Architecture : Paris building
Charles-de-Gaulle Paris
Paris Airport building image © Adrian Welch


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Paul Andreu – Practice Information

Paul Andreu Architecte – design studio based in Paris, France

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Paul worked as an associate of Danish architect Johann Otto von Spreckelsen on the world-famous Grande Arche at La Défense in Paris (and the National Grand Theater of China enclosed in a titanium and glass shell near Beijing’s Tiananmen Square which was inaugurated in December 2007.

A great national design competition was launched in 1982 for the La Grande Arche design as the initiative of French president François Mitterrand. Danish architect Johann Otto von Spreckelsen (1929–1987) and Danish engineer Erik Reitzel designed the winning entry to be a late-20th-century version of the Arc de Triomphe: a monument to humanity and humanitarian ideals rather than military victories. The construction of the monument began in 1985.

In 2008, the architect was hired to design a cultural centre and ticket office in Montreal’s new Quartier des Spectacles entertainment district.

He was born at Caudéran (Gironde), in southwest France. He graduated in 1958 from the École Polytechnique and continued his studies at the École des ponts ParisTech, graduating in 1961. He next studied under architect Paul Lamarche in the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France, graduating in 1968.




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