la chapelle towers

site:  paris

client: citiy of paris

team: paolo cascone (architect) with edmondo occhipinti - partner: brenac & gonzalez architectes

 

  

design concept: the tour of porte de la chapelle is a new mixed-use development in paris, france designed in collaboration with brenac & gonzalez architectes. the project was developed during an international workshop organised by the city of paris as a new urban hub for the area; the innovative system of  buildings is composed of three main towers that peel off from a multi-purpose plinth with civic, retail, and recreational areas. the towers are shaped according to an environmental strategy with the aim to  increase the air quality and to reduce the sound pressure of the neighbourhood accelerating the wind channelling. the program solutions includes housing, offices, and hotel.

design driver: wind channeling, sound pressure - structural system: woven structures - material system: concrete, glass



      

  

      

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