Cité Descartes, Marne-la-Vallée
Laureate of the Mai 2010 competition
Infrastructure, city, nature.
From the university hub Descartes, between nature and infrastructure, the project develops 1,5 millions sqm of shops, activities, offices, housing and equipment. Between the lines A and E of the RER, a new public transport and the implantation of the “Grand Paris Express”, an ecologic district has been built. The project consists in creating a hub of excellency of the Grand Paris, encouraging connections between innovations and enterprises working on concepts of cities and durable constructions. This study questions the relationship between city and nature, and seek to exploit local existing energy sources (biomass, solar energy).
Related Project : Cluster Descartes, Cité Descartes, Marne-la-Vallée (Landscapes)