Paris Council Approves $730m Skyscraper
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Paris Council Approves $730m Skyscraper

04 Apr 2011

Paris City Council in France has approved plans for the construction of a $730m triangular building designed by Herzog and de Meuron. The 40-storey skyscraper will house offices, a conference hall, restaurants and shops. Construction on the 180m-tall building is expected to

Paris City Council in France has approved plans for the construction of a $730m triangular building designed by Herzog and de Meuron.

The 40-storey skyscraper will house offices, a conference hall, restaurants and shops.

Construction on the 180m-tall building is expected to begin in 2012.

Jacques Herzog, co-architect of the project, said the building would use wind and solar energy.

The privately financed building is expected to be completed in 2017.