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Developer : Paris La Défense
Architect: PCA Stream - Philippe Chiambaretta Architect
Promoter: Groupama
Investor : SCI The Link La Défense ( Groupama Immobilier)

Surface area: 130,000 sq.m.
Heights: 242 metres and 178 metres high
Floors: 35 floors

Location: Esplanade Sud, district Michelet (Puteaux)
Delivery: 2025

The Groupama Group, owner of the PB22, PB34 and PB24 buildings known as "Le Michelet" has developed a project for a high-rise building (IGH) to replace the existing buildings. This project is called "The Link" in reference to the "links" (footbridges) that will connect the 2 wings of the tower and allow the platforms to deploy approximately 6,000 sq.m. on the first day and in duplex.

Each workstation is located less than 50 metres from a garden. More than 8 metres wide and equipped with hanging gardens, the Links are designed as collective work spaces but also as meeting points responsible for creating links and facilitating exchanges between employees. With The Link, Philippe Chiambaretta revisits the traditional office tower model to adapt it to the changes in our working methods: diversity of exchange spaces, fluidity of circulation, stimulation of collective intelligence, respect for individual needs.

Integrated into the Michelet-Gallieni sector, The Link is connected to the La Défense area and will create a real link with the town of Puteaux.
Within this framework, Paris La Défense is carrying out development work on the surrounding area, in particular a modification of the Boulevard Circulaire (traffic calming, soft links...), the access ramp to the lower link, and the public spaces around the tower project. These public spaces will consist of a forecourt at the foot of the tower at the level of the Boulevard, and the creation of an urban link between this forecourt and Cours Michelet.

Certifications sought :
HQE Sustainable Building 2016 Exceptional
BREEAM International New Construction 2016 Excellent
WELL New and existing Buildings level SILVER

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