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Hermitage Plaza Towers – La Defense District, France

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Building: Hermitage Plaza Towers
Location: La Defense District, France
Architect: Foster and Partners
Structural Engineers: LERA
General Contractor: Turner Construction
To be Completed: 2019

AEInterest: Tallest in Western Europe (1,017ft), Diamond-shaped in plan, Tapers outwards as the grow in height, diagrid structure, BREEAM ‘excellent’ rating, angled façade to provide self-shading and draw fresh air, technical rooms placed strategically to save space.

Edited 3/2015 GB


Written by Laith Quntar

March 2, 2015 at 2:49 am

Posted in Built

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