Docks de Paris

The building was first designed in 2004 for a competition held by the city of Paris. Jakob + MacFarlane’s entry eventually won the competition and has been underway since 2007. The project is actually a renovation of a concrete shipping depot originally built in 1907, which the architects chose to keep for the base of their new design. The architects are calling their design a ‘plug-over’ as the new structure is a new external skin that enveloped the existing site on the sides and on top. The river facing façade features a glass covered steel tube structure that is…...


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  • Lorna Mattiase
    Lorna Mattiase updated 43 media
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  • Kahina Beloucif
    Kahina Beloucif commented
    Horrible. It's not insert. It's pretencious.
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  • tibo nobo
    tibo nobo commented
    So ugly, looks like the face of a gremlin from metro like 5.
    about 6 years ago via Mobile
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