December 1, 2006

Thom Mayne to build a new 300m tower in La Defense after having won a competition that included Foster & OMA. "There's a fluidity, a sensuousness, a softness to the form as it reaches to the sky," Mayne said, describing the fabric like appearance of the building. This is also to be green proposal comprised of a double skin to reduce heat gain and its own wind farm to generate its own heating and cooling for a portion of the year.

via treehugger

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I didn't immediately recognize it as a "Morphosis" project. I think it lacks the complexity, dissonance, and urban density that has become their hallmark. It looks like Thom is giving Paris the shaft. Well I guess they asked for it.

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