The first skyscraper in Paris for nearly 40 years is set to be built, after the city finally approved Herzog & De Meuron’s much-discussed ‘triangle tower’. original plans for the project were unveiled in 2008, and had proved controversial with politicians and citizens alike. coinciding with the announcement, further images of the scheme have been revealed – under its new name of ‘triangle 2’.

 

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Standing at a height of 180 meters, The new triangular skyscraper will become the third tallest structure in the french capital, after Paris recently raised the height limit for new buildings. The scheme will house a 120 room hotel, a fine-dining restaurant, a bar and 70,000 square meters of office space. modifications to the scheme also include 2,240 square meters of co-working space, a daycare facility for up to 60 children and other community facilities at the building’s lower levels.

 

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