Montparnasse Tower – Parisian Skyscraper

Montparnasse Tower, Architect, Building, Height, Date, Location, Architecture

Tour Montparnasse : Paris Skyscraper

Skyscraper building Paris, France – design by various architects

4 Mar 2010

Tour Montparnasse Paris

Montparnasse Tower
Location: Paris XVe
Date: 1973
Designers: Beaudoin, Cassan, De Marien, Saubot;
A. Epstein & Sons International, Inc., Architects

210m high, public viewing from 59th floor.

The Montparnasse Tower is the tallest building in France

It was the tallest building in Europe until the completion of Frankfurt´s MesseTurm in 1990 (MesseTurm, by Murphy/Jahn Architects in 1990, tallest building Europe at 257m high until 1997.

Murphy/Jahn designed the Trump Tower, completed 2005, 180m high in Stuttgart and the City Spire Center in Manhattan, a 248m high skyscraper).

21 Sep 2017
Mirage – Montparnasse Tower Renovation in Paris
Design: MAD Architects / Executive Architect: DGLa
Mirage Montparnasse Tower Renovation in Paris
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Mirage – Montparnasse Tower Renovation
A renovation proposal for Montparnasse Tower transforming the high-rise building into an artistic lighting installation that reflects the city upside down.

Tour Montparnasse Competition

Tour Montparnasse Design Competition
Tour Montparnasse Paris
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Tour Montparnasse Competition
An international architecture competition in 2015 to find a new look for the 59-storey tower block as well as the shopping precinct at its base.


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Robert A.M. Stern Architects
Tour Carpe Diem Paris
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Tour Carpe Diem

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