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Completion date for Parisian 'garden tower' complex pushed back to 2020
POSTED 14 Mar 2019 . BY Andrew Manns
Work on the eye-catching Réalimenter Masséna (Recharge Masséna) project, the spiralling design of which has been likened to both mythological and real-life structures, such as the towers of Babel and Pisa, is now slated to begin in 2020.

The mid-rise, which is expected to implement practices derived from the circular economy model, will serve as a culinary hub, community attraction, and urban farm.

Set to rise near the grounds of the decommissioned Masséna train station in the 13th arrondissement of Paris, the 1,800 sq m property will feature a 750 sq m orchard, apartment units, a theatre, a canteen, and a market.

The building was originally designed by French Lebanese architect Lina Ghotmeh during her partnership with DGT Architectes.

It will now be planned solely by Ghotmeh, who established her own studio, Lina Ghotmeh — Architecture, when the firm disbanded in 2016.

In a statement, the architect called the project a "cradle for new biodiversity" and a "symbol of the diversity of cultures of men and women".

Hertel Investment is spearheading the development of the site, while Bollinger-Grohmann will provide structural engineering oversight and support.

Réalimenter Masséna is one of several urban regeneration initiatives that have been greenlit by organisers for the citywide Reinventer Paris initiative.

The scheme was launched by the mayor in 2014 in a bid to creatively restore Paris's infrastructure and guarantee the city's future ecological viability.

Réalimenter Masséna is one of several urban regeneration initiatives that have been selected by organisers for the citywide Reinventer Paris initiative. Credit: Courtesy of Lina Ghotmeh
The space will occupy a total area of 1,800 sq m. Credit: Courtesy of Lina Ghotmeh
The property will play host to apartment units, a market, a theatre, a cantine, and an extensive public garden. Credit: Courtesy of Lina Ghotmeh
 


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Completion date for Parisian 'garden tower' complex pushed back to 2020
BY Andrew Manns

Lina Ghotmeh, the main architect working on the project, called it a

Lina Ghotmeh, the main architect working on the project, called it a
photo: Courtesy of Lina Ghotmeh

Work on the eye-catching Réalimenter Masséna (Recharge Masséna) project, the spiralling design of which has been likened to both mythological and real-life structures, such as the towers of Babel and Pisa, is now slated to begin in 2020.

The mid-rise, which is expected to implement practices derived from the circular economy model, will serve as a culinary hub, community attraction, and urban farm.

Set to rise near the grounds of the decommissioned Masséna train station in the 13th arrondissement of Paris, the 1,800 sq m property will feature a 750 sq m orchard, apartment units, a theatre, a canteen, and a market.

The building was originally designed by French Lebanese architect Lina Ghotmeh during her partnership with DGT Architectes.

It will now be planned solely by Ghotmeh, who established her own studio, Lina Ghotmeh — Architecture, when the firm disbanded in 2016.

In a statement, the architect called the project a "cradle for new biodiversity" and a "symbol of the diversity of cultures of men and women".

Hertel Investment is spearheading the development of the site, while Bollinger-Grohmann will provide structural engineering oversight and support.

Réalimenter Masséna is one of several urban regeneration initiatives that have been greenlit by organisers for the citywide Reinventer Paris initiative.

The scheme was launched by the mayor in 2014 in a bid to creatively restore Paris's infrastructure and guarantee the city's future ecological viability.




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