Gallery: Paris’ Green Generali Tower to Rule La Defense

 

No, we’re not breaking news about an eco-revolt in Paris, but the Generali tower designed by international firm Valode & Pistre definitely marks a coup for sustainable design. Slated for completion in 2012, the soaring new office tower will incorporate an unprecedented level of environmental systems and features, and represents the culmination of EPAD‘s modernization campaign to make La Defense one of the most remarkable business centers in Europe. The renewed business district will be known both for its economic grandeur as well as it environmental and architectural progressiveness.

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