The building is a vertical movement, as a mountain has risen. We considered this mountain as a volcano, but nature accompanied this movement, and dug its path from its heart. to get out an create a plaza to build the city around it.
The La Defense is a 160 ha business district in the west of Paris, currently under a renewal plan to strengthen its place among the great international business districts.
The plan is managed by the EPAD (The Public Establishment for Installation of La Défense), an organization formed by local authorities, government and neighbors focused on developing the La Defense for the best interests of its 20.000 residents and 150.000 inhabitants in floating population.
The renewal includes several high rise sustainable towers. One of this towers, the Tour Signal, entered an international closed competition for teams of architects/investors/developers, on which
Urban cooling Challenge : Reduce the temperature of the urban places
The impact of the urban heat island effect in the city lead us to reduce it by using new technology systems, and materials to have thermal comfort and spend more time in outdoor spaces. All that by ensures the safety, security combained with sustainability and technological developments.