• SOM Selected to Design Green Masterplan for Eastern Paris

    10 monthes ago - By Arch Daily

    Courtesy of SOM
    Chicago -based Skidmore, Owings and Merrill have won an international competition for the design of an enhanced urban district in Charenton-Bercy, on the eastern edge of Paris. Working with a team of urbanists, landscape designers and community think tanks, SOM have proposed a highly connected urban landscape incorporating a 180-meter energy efficient tower , and contemporary rotunda serving as a virtual reality hub.
    Courtesy of SOM
    Formerly an industrial zone, and constrained by high-speed rail tracks, motorways, and the River Seine, the SOM-led urban strategy envisions a...
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