Nouvelle aom chosen ahead of oma and mad to overhaul paris tour montparnasse. Oma mad and studio gang are among seven teams vying to overhaul paris tour montparnasse a 209 metre tower that caused such uproar on completion that it sparked a 42 year skyscraper ban in.
After more than a year of work and head to head competition with us practice studio gang nouvelle aom was ultimately the team favoured by the co owners representatives as winner of the international architectural competition for the renovation and redesign of the tour montparnasse.
Tour montparnasse redesign. Oma mad studio gang on strong shortlist to redesign paris tour. Tour maine montparnasse maine montparnasse tower also commonly named tour montparnasse is a 210 metre 689 ft office skyscraper located in the montparnasse area of paris franceconstructed from 1969 to 1973 it was the tallest skyscraper in france until 2011 when it was surpassed by the 231 metre 758 ft tour firstas of april 2019 it is the 19th tallest building in the european union. Competition for the redesign of paris montparnasse tower narrowed down to two firms with winning project to be announced in september of the seven candidates short listed in october 2016 the two that will advance to the third and final stage of the international architectural competition are.
Developed for the international competition to redesign pariss tour montparnasse studio gangs design transforms this monolithic skyscraper into a beautiful new landmark for 21st century parisa tower that is simultaneously a dynamic hub for economic innovation a vibrant center of community life and a global model of sustainability. The elected representatives of tour montparnasse have selected seven architecture firms to redesign the landmark building. The firms redesign seeks to emphasize a sense of horizontality while making a marked shift from opacity to transparency.
The architectural consortium of nouvelle aom has been announced as the winner of the international competition for the renovation and redesign of paris tour montparnasse beating out finalist. The redesign emphasises the horizontal plane putting an end to the towers vertical focus that left it isolated said the architects. Tour montparnasse was originally designed by architects.
Studio gang united states and nouvelle aom france. Developed for the international competition to redesign tour montparnasse studio gangs design transforms this monolithic skyscraper into a beautiful new landmark for twenty first century parisa tower that is simultaneously a dynamic hub for economic innovation a vibrant center of community life and a global model of sustainability.