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Paris architectural news – Sweco has been commissioned by Société du Grand Paris for the detailed design work and project management of the maintenance complex for Line 15 East of the Grand Paris Express metro network in Paris, France.

Gaite Montparnasse in Paris

Gaité Montparnasse in Paris

Construction starts on the urban integration and rooftop extension of a 1970s shopping centre in Paris by MVRDV. The design proposal breaks up the solid, horizontal volume of this mixed-use program.

ZAC du Port Housing in Pantin France

ZAC du Port Housing in Pantin

AZC and SPLAAR propose a diversity of volumetric devices, duplexes, lofts, houses, terraces, balconies, loggias, gardens … The new entity offers an architectural variety which responds to the urban scale of the site as well as to the domestic character of its program.

Odalys City Apartment Hotel at Porte Pouchet, Paris

Odalys City Apartment Hotel Paris

In an area of urban redevelopment alongside the northern stretch of Paris’ boulevard périphérique ring-road at Porte Pouchet, the long facade of the Odalys City*** 148-room apartment hotel faces onto what is soon to be Place Pouchet.

The House of Sports in Bezons

The House of Sports in Bezons

Designed by agence ENGASSER & associés the Sports Centre pulls together a large number of elements from different briefs, i.e. an already-existing gymnasium, swimming pool and indoor tennis courts with the creation of a multi-purpose arena, boxing hall, bodybuilding hall etc

IDF Habitat Headquarters Building Paris

IDF Habitat Headquarters Building

Extreme organizational flexibility, attention to environmental quality and an accurate interpretation of the setting: these were the requirements for the headquarters of IDF Habitat, the French company in charge of the development of social housing operations.

Social Housing Ivry-sur-Seine

Social Housing Ivry-sur-Seine

In a Paris flood-risk suburb, 61 social housing units contributes to Ivry Confluences Urban Development Zone desire to revitalize this former industrial district. Design by Atelier du Pont, Architects.

Printemps Haussmann Paris

Printemps Haussmann in Paris

Printemps, named after the season of Spring, is a renowned department store in Paris. As part of the reconstruction the objective was to introduce a new atrium that would allow visitors to see all levels. UUfie architects designed a vertical movement, creating a landmark that is compliant with the quality of the establishment.

Parister Hotel Building in Paris

Parister Hotel Building in Paris

The former office building has been completely restructured to create a luxury Parisian hotel, with as its focal point the new central courtyard and contemporary extension. The building’s new identity offers an exceptional experience in a place that is both deluxe and intimate.

Solar Egg Sauna

Solar Egg in Paris

Riksbyggen’s internationally-acclaimed egg-shaped sauna, Solar Egg, by artists Bigert and Bergström, has been invited to be part of the Swedish Design Moves Paris initiative. For three weeks, starting on the 25th of November, Parisians will get the chance to experience both Swedish design and sauna traditions.