You surely heard about this last year: the Tour Triangle project. This skyscraper, as its name suggests, will be a tower with a triangular form, and will be built in the Porte de Versailles, in Paris.
Tour Triangle project: first rejected, now approved!
On its first presentation, in November, 17th 2014, the project was rejected by the Conseil de Paris.
On the June 30th 2015, surprisingly, the project was approved during following the long deliberation of the Conseil de Paris. To refresh your memory, the Paris mayor, Anne Hidalgo, is defending its project, which consist of building a 180-meter Tower (pyramid form). The Tower will include approximately 42 floors (mainly offices).
Now that it’s been approved, This Tour Triangle should be ready (in the 15th district of Paris) by 2021.
The Tour Triangle : A new lease of life
The Tour Triangle is under Paris’ good graces because of its four major goals:
– Fostering economical development and creating employment (directly and indirectly) through its construction (from 2017 to 2021) and by welcoming approximately 5000 new jobs over time;
– Giving a new breath of fresh air to activity and proximity between Porte de Versailles and its surrounding neighborhoods;
– Offering to Porte de Versailles, a touristic value on a national and international scale;
– Encouraging architectural and urban innovation in adequacy with the eco-friendly goals of Paris.
The Tour Triangle will, thus, be opened to visitors and won’t only host offices but also a health center, a conference center, a belvedere, a panoramic restaurant among many other services and touristic interests.
To know more and to visit the Tour triangle, don’t hesitate to go on the project official website.
And you? For or against the Tour Triangle?
Eager to know more about Paris ecological projects? Then don’t hesitate to read our post on Paris Smart City!