La Samaritaine (C3 no.415)

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La Samaritaine _ SANAA + SRA Architectes + Lagneau Architectes + François Brugel Architectes Associés

C3 no.415 / pp.066-081 (16 pages)

 

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La Samaritaine _ SANAA + SRA Architectes + Lagneau Architectes + François Brugel Architectes Associés

Paris, France, 2021

Undulating glass transforms a great Paris department store
La Samaritaine, a flagship department store in Paris, has been re-opened and transformed in a mixed-use project covering 65,120m2, conceived and designed by Tokyobased Pritzker-winning practice SANAA and delivered by local practice SRA Architectes. The department store, which closed in 2005, was spread across an ensemble of buildings stretching an entire city block running north from the river Seine to the historic Rue de Rivoli. Now, this street is faced by a full-height facade of glass corrugated vertically by gentle undulations. […]