PLP shortlisted in international competition to transform the Montparnasse Tower
PLP architecture has been invited to a competition to renovate the tour Montparnasse in Paris, France. The co-owners, EITMM, selected, from over 700 interested candidates, PLP Architecture who will now compete with six other selected architects to reinvent the famous Parisian landmark.
PLP’s team will be led by founding partner Karen Cook, the designer on Twentytwo, the tallest building in the City of London and Tour First, the tallest building in France. Karen is steering the next stage of the design competition to transform the Tour Montparnasse into a sustainable and innovative workplace.
Jean-Louis Missika, Deputy Mayor of Paris, in charge of urban planning, architecture and economic development for the Greater Paris project, said, “We are delighted with this varied and audacious selection of architects which promises a great diversity of ideas, approaches and innovations for the transformation of the Montparnasse Tower, the initial stage in the regeneration of the entire area.”
“I am delighted that PLP Architecture has been invited to reimagine the Paris skyline and to reactivate the Montparnasse neighbourhood.”