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Tour AXA

1, place des Saisons - La Défense 1
Courbevoie (Paris) France

Status:destroyed
Construction Dates
  Finished1974
Floor Count39
Basement Floors3
Floor Area68,000 m²
Building Uses
 - office
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - modern
Materials
 - glass
 - aluminium
 - concrete, reinforced

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof522 ft
Top floor476 ft

Description
• Architects: Pierre Dufau / Stenzel / Jean-Pierre Dacbert.

• Developer: UAP (Union des Assurances de Paris).
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• This tower is in the shaped volume of a three-pointed star, symbolized the merger of three insurance companies into one, Union des Assurances de Paris, and features an interesting facade constructed of aluminium, double-glazed glass, and bronze-colored stone.

• In 2006, a complete reconstruction of this tower was proposed by Cogedim Entreprise with Kohn Perdersen Fox Associates and Saubot & Rouit Associés as design architects includes recladding the tower in glass, and increasing its height to 225 meters.

• The tower facade and style is reconstructed in a new project: http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=56433

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