DEF / LA DEFENSE PRISM

Ilot 9 lies at the center of the new masterplan ‘les terrasses’ located to the west of La Defense.

DEF / LA DEFENSE PRISM - Courtesy of JDS Architects

DEF / LA DEFENSE PRISM – Courtesy of JDS Architects

Foreseen as the development’s headquarters and a community facility, the site is at the end point to a new promenade and at the primary crossing point between existing communities.

DEF / LA DEFENSE PRISM - Courtesy of JDS Architects

DEF / LA DEFENSE PRISM – Courtesy of JDS Architects

Required to function as one building with three different clients (with shared and separate facilities), the project manifests itself as a diamond-like volume broken up in a tripartite slab -the implosion of 3 prisms into one ensemble, outlining yet uniting a mixed-use program of offices, exhibition spaces, and conference facilities.

DEF / LA DEFENSE PRISM - Courtesy of JDS Architects

DEF / LA DEFENSE PRISM – Courtesy of JDS Architects

Project Info
Architects : JDS Architects
Location : La Defense, France
Year : 2010
Size : 13.500 m2
Type : Mixed Use/ Office/ Exhibition

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