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Phare Tower Paris Building

Parisian Skyscraper Proposal, France design by Morphosis, architects, USA

post updated 26 Jan 2021 ; 20 Nov 2007

The Phare, La Défense

Location: La Défense, Paris, France
Dates: 2007-12
Design: Morphosis Architects, California

News Update 1 Feb 2011

Planning Permission received for Le Phare

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Le Phare is to be the city’s tallest new building since the Eiffel Tower

Le Phare height: 300m (990ft)

For comparison The Eiffel Tower is 324m high Floor space: 175,000m²

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Location: Business district – La Défense region, north-west of the city

Design: Thom Mayne, Morphosis

Local consulting architect: Arte Charpentier Architectes

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Renderings and line drawings: Unibail-Morphosis

Developers: Unibail in partnership with EPAD (French public body for the Development of La Défense)

Cost: est. €800m

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Structure / facade design: RFR Ingénieurs

MEP & sustainable design: IBE Consulting Engineers / OCI

QS / Cost consulting: Davis Langdon

Vertical transportation: Van Deusen & Associates.

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-1:200 Model Photos: Nicolas Buisson
-1:500 Model Photos: John Carpenter

The Phare Tower Paris – images from Morphosis Architects 30 Nov 2007

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Phare Tower designers : Morphosis Architects

Phare Tower Local consulting architect : Arte Charpentier Architectes

Location: La Défense, Paris, northern France, western Europe

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