• Construction Begins on MVRDV's Redesign for Europe's Biggest Urban Shopping Center

    6 monthes ago - By Arch Daily

    Courtesy of MVRDV
    In the 3rd Arrondissement of the French city of Lyon , construction has begun on Lyon Part-Dieu, an MVRDV -designed scheme seeking to transform the city's main shopping center. Featuring partly-transparent glass and a public green roof , the MVRDV scheme will revitalize and integrate what was formerly an introverted complex built for an era dominated by the car. At 166,000 square meters, Lyon Part-Dieu is the largest downtown shopping center in Europe, built in 1975. In order to improve the existing outdated complex, MVRDV's design will involve a contemporary update to...
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