The public space around a new skyscraper in the Paris La Défense business district is suspended above an urban boulevard. Alder trees are densely planted to create an urban forest. Their roots grow freely beneath a continuous granite hardscape that gives a robust identity to this plaza surrounded by glass towers.
Year: 2011 – 2020
Architect: Cro&Co Architecture
Photographs (1, 3, 12, 15): Michiel De Cleene