Paris Facts

150m+ Buildings 2 Completed1 Under Constr.
Tallest Building Tour Montparnasse (209 m)
Global Ranking #182 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #15 in Europe by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #3 in France by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Tour Montparnasse (1973)
Average Building Age 24 years
Most Common Function Office , 67%
Most Common Material Composite , 67%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Tour Montparnasse 1973 209 m
2   Tours DUO 1 2021 180 m
3   Tribunal de Paris 2017 160 m
4   Hotel Concorde Lafayette 1974 137 m
5   Tour Prelude 1979 123 m
6   Hotel Meridien Montparnasse 1971 116 m
7   Tour Super-Italie 1972 112 m
8   Tour Fugue 1972 108 m
9   Tour Helsinki 1974 104 m
10   Tour Anvers 1976 104 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Tour Montparnasse 2024 209 m
2   Tour Triangle 2024 180 m
3   Le Cinq - 179 m
4   Tours DUO 2 2021 122 m
5   Baobab - 120 m
6   Wood'Up Tower 2021 50 m
  Proposed
1   Tour Montparnasse 2024 209 m
2   Tour Triangle 2024 180 m
3   Tours DUO 1 2021 180 m
4   Le Cinq - 179 m
5   Tribunal de Paris 2017 160 m
6   Hotel Concorde Lafayette 1974 137 m
7   Tour Prelude 1979 123 m
8   Tours DUO 2 2021 122 m
9   Baobab - 120 m
10   Hotel Meridien Montparnasse 1971 116 m
  Completed   Under Constr.   Proposed

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CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH France: Global Walking Tour and Chapter Inauguration
10 Oct 2019 – Event Report

2018 Global Walking Tour: Walking on Water Reports
2 Aug 2018 – Tour Report

Tall Timber: A Global Audit
26 Jun 2017 – CTBUH Research

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to Paris

CTBUH France: Global Walking Tour and Chapter Inauguration
10 Oct 2019, Paris – Event Report
As part of the 2019 Global Walking Tour, CTBUH France organized a tour of Trinity Tower, which also served as the inauguration of the new Chapter.
2018 Global Walking Tour: Walking on Water Reports
2 Aug 2018 – Tour Report
This year's 2018 Global Walking Tour explored the role of tall buildings along waterfronts and other natural settings.
Tall Timber: A Global Audit
26 Jun 2017, Chicago – CTBUH Research
The CTBUH has produced its latest Tall Buildings in Numbers research study, entitled "Tall Timber: A Global Audit."
Executive Director’s Europe Trip Paves Way For Research Projects
19-23 Jan 2015, Paris – Tour Report
CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood and Research Director Dario Trabucco made a week-long journey to Paris and Luxembourg to pursue several initiatives on behalf of the Council.
1977 Paris 2nd World Congress: Urban Space for Life and Work
21-25 Nov 1977, Paris – Conference
The 2nd World Congress was held in Paris, France in November 1977 focusing on "2001: Urban Space for Life and Work".
1971 Paris Conference: Planning and Design of Tall Buildings
21-22 Jan 1971, Paris – Conference
The 1971 First Regional Conference on Planning and Design of Tall Buildings was held in Paris, France on January 21-22.

Videos

A City of Justice for the City of Light
30 May 2018 – Pierre-Louis Fortier, Bouygues Batiment Ile de France; Amaury Greig, Renzo Piano Building Workshop

Interview: Eric Parry
30 Oct 2017 – Eric Parry, Eric Parry Architects

Jeddah Mall: The Connection Between Jeddah Tower and the Urban Environment
18 Oct 2016 – Denis Valode, Valode & Pistre Architects

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Videos Related to Paris

A City of Justice for the City of Light
30 May 2018 – Presentation at CTBUH 2018 Chicago Tall + Urban Conference; Pierre-Louis Fortier, Bouygues Batiment Ile de France; Amaury Greig, Renzo Piano Building Workshop
The new Paris Courthouse, with an internal area of around 100,000 square meters, accommodates up to 8,000 people per day. The building has a plinth ranging from five to…
Interview: Eric Parry
30 Oct 2017 – 2017 Australia Conference Interviews; Eric Parry, Eric Parry Architects
Eric Parry of Eric Parry Architects is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2017 CTBUH Australia Conference.
Jeddah Mall: The Connection Between Jeddah Tower and the Urban Environment
18 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Denis Valode, Valode & Pistre Architects
The Jeddah Economic City Mall and Exhibition Center is a multi-functional installation that rises up to the challenge of making the city walkable around the Jeddah Tower…
Interview: Evolution of Tall Buildings in Paris
12 Jun 2013 – 2013 London Conference Interviews; Stefan De Faÿ, Paris la Defense Seine Arche
Stefan De Faÿ of Paris la Defense Seine Arche is interviewed by Jeff Herzer during the 2013 CTBUH London Conference at The Brewery, London. Stefan talks about the…
Renovation of an iconic tower of Paris
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Trino Beltran, Bouygues Batiment International
Renovation of a first generation of high rise building with heavy structural modification, use of drilling robots for core walls modification, extension of the tower from…

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Research Papers

CTBUH France Chapter Secretary: Ariane Dienstag
Oct 2019 – CTBUH Journal 2019 Issue IV

Megacities: Setting the Scene
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV

World’s Highest Observation Decks
Aug 2015 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue III

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Papers Related to Paris

CTBUH France Chapter Secretary: Ariane Dienstag
Oct 2019 – CTBUH Journal 2019 Issue IV; Ariane Dienstag, Ariane Dienstag SAS
Ariane Dienstag, founder, Ariane Dienstag SAS, is the CTBUH France Chapter Secretary, based in Paris, where she has played a strong role in increasing participation of…
Megacities: Setting the Scene
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV; Daniel Safarik, Shawn Ursini & Antony Wood; Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
The rise of the megacity presents unprecedented opportunities to understand the human urbanization phenomenon, and to observe the effects of multicore, polycentric cities…
World’s Highest Observation Decks
Aug 2015 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue III; CTBUH Research
Perhaps no element of a tall building is more closely related to the pure pleasure of standing high in the sky and taking in the view of one’s surroundings than…
Confronting the Question of Demolition or Renovation
Nov 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2013 Issue IV; Dario Trabucco & Fava Pablo, Università IUAV di Venezia
Crumbling façades, asbestos, and outdated elevators are often cited as reasons to tear down tall buildings and create new skyscrapers. However, renovating a tall building…
The History of the European Skyscraper
Jun 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2013 Issue II; Nathaniel Hollister, CTBUH
Due to the compact and historic nature of its cities, some unpopular designs, and an unfortunate association with public housing, Europe had historically been slow to…
Debating Tall: Limit Tall Buildings to the Outskirts of Historic Cities?
11 Jun 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2013 Issue II; Phillippe Chaix, EPADESA; Sir Stuart Lipton, Chelsfield Partners
Tall building construction is on the rise in historic European cities. As economic pressures mount to build taller in the central city, we ask, should that practice…
Debating Tall: Is UNESCO Going Too Far?
27 Apr 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue II; Paul Finch, Architectural Review and UK Design Council; Marie-Noel Tournoux & Patricia Alberth, UNESCO World Heritage Centre
Controversy has erupted over development proposals in London and Liverpool in the UK, which UNESCO says will damage views of World Heritage sites. Critics counter that…
Developing Skyscraper Districts: La Défense
Mar 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue I; Maria Scicolone, L’Etablissement public d’aménagement de La Défense Seine Arche (EPADESA)
European cities chose to develop a purpose-built business district away from the city center. The paper discusses the origins of the development; the forces which have…
Debating Tall: A Supertall Future in the US?
27 Jan 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue I; Adrian Smith, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture; Paul Beitler, Beitler Real Estate Services LLC
In 1990, only 11 buildings in the world could be counted as a “supertall” (defined as a building over 300 meters tall), and all but one could be found in the United…

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