Montparnasse Tower Competition

Location: Paris, France (left bank)

The Board of the Montparnasse Tower has preselected seven firms from a list of

700 architects from around the world (four international and three French). They are:

  • Architecture Studio, France
  • Dominique Perrault Architecture, France
  • MAD Architects, China
    • nAOM(Chartier Dalix/Franklin Azzi Architecture/Hardel-°©‐Lebihan Architectes), France
  • OMA, Holland
  • PLP Architecture, UK
  • Studio Gang, US

“The agencies, made up of multi-disciplinary teams, now need to come up with a project that is capable of giving a powerful, innovative, dynamic and ambitious new identity to the famous Parisian landmark, while integrating the challenges of usage, comfort and energy performance to the highest levels, in their proposals.”

The entire project is estimated at a cost of over 300M€, funded 100% privately by the co-owners of the Montparnasse Tower.