Le Monde Headquarters, Paris (in construction)

Le Monde Headquarters, Paris (in construction)


In 2014, Le Monde Group organized a competition to build its new headquarters in Paris, next to Charles de Gaulle bridge, and invited eight international offices to participate. The winning scheme – by the Oslo-based firm Snøhetta and the local team SRA – was announced in January 2015, shortly after the Charlie Hebdo attacks, when the city was still recovering from the shock. Despite the complexity of the plot, divided in two by the central area, the selected project proposes a single bridge-shaped building that stresses notions of opening and transparency – so present in Norwegian culture –, and represents the connection between the newspaper and its readers...[+]

Le Monde Headquarters, Paris (France)

Cliente/ Propietario Client/Owner 
Le Monde Group

Cliente/ Asistente del propietario Client/Owner assistant
Redman IDF

Concurso Competition

Tamaño Size
22 933 m²

Certificación Certification
BREEAM Excellent, Etiquette COV A+

Arquitectos principalesMain architects

Paisajismo Landscape architecture

Arquitectura de interiores Interior architecture

Arquitectos locales Local architects
SRA Architectes

Coordinador de proyecto en el sitio de construcciónProject coordinator building site

Oficina supervisoraSupervising office

Consultores Consultants
Bohlinger & Grohman (ingeniería para el concurso engineering for competition),  Khephren Ingeniérie (estructuras structure), Green Affair (medio ambiente environment), CSD-Faces (incendios fire), Barbanel (calefacción, ventilación, aire acondicionado HVAC), Arcora (fachada facade), LASA (acústica acoustics), Conceptions Nouvelles (cocinas kitchen), Gleeds (finanzas finance)
Principales constructoras: Eiffage construction + Goyer (estructura y fachada structures and facade), Glauser + AAB (fachada del arco arch façade), Vallée (tabiques, enlucidos, pintura partitions, plastering, painting)

Fotografía Photographs
Stephen P Citrone, Jared Chulski, Salem Mostefaoui