7/20/2012 12:59 PM
Neutelings Riedijk Architects has shared their shortlisted submission to the City of Paris international architecture competition with ArchDaily. Their entry, titled Le Cinq, is a 180-meter (591-foot) tall tower consists of five stacked six-story volumes, which would make it the second tallest building in Paris.
The building would include office space, a hotel and shopping center.
The architects claim that the building would introduce Paris to the idea of the vertical city by stacking traditionally horizontal neighborhood program elements to create the tower.
"Each block has an open inner court and a vast roof garden," Archdaily reported. "In this way, a new type of green urban skyscraper has been developed that combines the quality of a low-rise urban fabric with the potential of high-rise tower."
Find a list of the tallest buildings in Paris here.