Le Monde Group Headquarters (C3 no.412)



C3 no.412 / pp.118-135 (14 pages)



Le Monde Group Headquarters _ Snøhetta

Paris, France, 2020

A translucent sculptural volume houses media workers over a wide arch
French publishers Le Monde Group have moved into a new headquarters in Paris, designed by Oslo-based Snøhetta. The building accommodates 1,600 employees in a sculptural glazed block 130m long. The middle of the site, which is beside the Gare d’Austerlitz rail terminus, covers a railyard, making it unsuitable to carry a heavy building load. Therefore, two seven-story buildings rise from the extremities of the site. […]