Hyperion Tower in Bordeaux

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Hyperion Tower in Bordeaux

Contemporary French Housing – design by Jean-Paul Viguier et Associés, Architects

22 Mar 2016

Hyperion Tower

Design: Jean-Paul Viguier et Associés, Architects

Location: Bordeaux, southwestern France

Hyperion Tower

Hyperion Tower

Jean-Paul Viguier et Associés, in partnership with Eiffage and Woodeum, has won a competition to build a 50-meter high residential tower in Bordeaux on plot 8.4 in the Saint-Jean Belcier district. The project named Hyperion, in reference to the tallest living tree on earth, will be built using a wooden CLT (Cross Laminated Timber) structure.

Hyperion Tower

In environmental terms, the project is representative of a new generation of low-carbon buildings. The lightness and stiffness of solid wood CLT, combined with the strength of glulam and LVL technology takes timber construction to new heights.

Hyperion Tower

Hyperion will serve as a reference for BBCA (low carbon building label) building.

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The construction will begin in 2017 with a delivery expected at the end of 2019.

Hyperion Tower in Bordeaux image / information from Jean-Paul Viguier et Associés 220316

Jean-Paul Viguier et Associés

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