Friday, October 10, 2008

Herzog & de Meuron : Triangle

Le Project Triangle is an incredible structure by Herzog & de Meuron, the famous architects from Switzerland .T he stunning new pyramid structure d will rise 200 meters from the Porte de Versailles in Paris. It will incorporate shops and restaurants at the ground level in addition to offices, a conference center and a 400 room hotel.(completion in 2014)

The stunning skyscraper will feature a profile so slim that it casts virtually no shadow, and its orientation will be optimized to take advantage of both solar and wind power.
It will be the first high-rise to be approved for construction is the city’s center since 1977, thanks to the recent lifting of a 31-year-old ban established by the previous Mayor of paris, Jacques Chirac.


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