The Clichy-Batignolles area stretches 53 ha into the North-Western part of Paris. The former rail wasteland has been turned into a spacious 10 ha park designed by Jacqueline Osty, around which the new urban center, connected to the rest of the city by bridges and urban transportation, is being developed.
Two main lines of research are inherent to the project: to turn the office building into a major actor in the city and, in parallel with this attempt at opening a dialogue, to break the uniformity while preserving the qualities of the area. Sitting on the railway slab ten meters above the soil, the building is entirely detached from the ground, as if it were levitating. From the sides, Seasons appears as a 16-meter wide long body o... More