Paris to Venice – From reinvention to renaissance
A reinventing Paris scheme organised by Paris City Hall has seen BNP Paribas Real Estate awarded the Ternes-Villiers redevelopment scheme in the 17th arrondissement. Located at Porte Maillot, Ternes-Villiers will comprise an eclectic mix of properties over 18,000 square metres of space, including 11,000 square metres of office accommodation, 5,900 square metres of residential capacity covering about 100 private and social-housing units, about 1,000 square metres of retail premises and 3,000 square metres of landscaped gardens.
The Ternes-Villiers scheme, designed by Jacques Ferrier Architectures, Chartier Dalix Architectes and SLA, will have a low carbon footprint. “We see it as a multi-layer city, reclaiming roof space for biodiversity and social connection,” says Thierry Laroue-Pont, CEO of BNP Paribas Real Estate. “From the empty space above the ring road, Ternes-Villiers creates a living space, open to Parisians, conducive to urban agriculture and a model that can b