La Samaritaine, Paris

La Samaritaine, Paris


Fifteen years and 280 French companies have taken part in the reconstruction, reshaping, and renovation of La Samaritaine in Paris. The history of this department store dates back to 1870, when Ernest Cognacq opened at the junction of Pont-Neuf and Monnaie streets a small shop that over the years and, with his wife Marie-Louise Jaÿ, became a 70.000m² block combining Art Nouveau and Art Déco styles of the late 19th century. The Japanese studio SANAA has added to it a new futuristic facade of rippling glass that marks the entrance to the department store of 20.000 square meters, a Cheval Blanc hotel, offices, housing, and a kindergarten...

Obra Work
La Samaritaine, París La Samaritaine, Paris (France)

Cliente Client
Grands Magasins de La Samaritaine, LVMH Hotel Management (hotel Cheval Blanc Paris), DFS (grandes almacenes department store)

Arquitectos Architects
SANAA (Kazuyo Sejima, Ryue Nishizawa)

Arquitecto local Local architect
SRA Architectes

Decoración y diseño del hotel Hotel decoration and design
Peter Marino and OAL, Maison Edouard François

Grandes almacenes Department Store
Yabu Pushelberg | Agence de création Malherbe Paris | Studio Ciguë

Arquitecto de monumentos históricos Historical Monument Architect
Jean-François Lagneau, Lagneau Architectes

Vivienda social y guardería Social housing and crèche
François Brugel Architectes Associés

Director de proyecto ejecutivo Executive project manager

Contratista general General contractor
Vinci Construction France

Fotografía Photography
Simón García