Emerige is named winner of the Call for Innovative Projects for the Morland property complex (Paris, 4th district). This Call is part of a competition called «Reinventing Paris» launched by the City Hall of Paris at the end of 2014. (The project is to be finished before 2020).
Emerige represents the Société Parisienne du Nouvel Arsenal (SPNA), a company created specifically for the «Morland Mixité Capitale» project which represents a total surface area of 43,692 m. and intends to achieve the following major goals: the opening to the public and the place of culture, combined uses, an architecture that transforms while respecting the building, technological innovation and eco-responsibility, creation of a generous green lug in the center of Paris.
«Morland Mixité Capitale» project is designed with the David Chipperfield Architects agency. It incorporates an important artistic intervention by Olafur Eliasson (working within Studio Other Spaces), located on the 15th and 16th floors of the tower block. The project also includes the Paris Art Lab, an artistic programme developed with Marc-Olivier Wahler, director and co-founder of the Paris-based Chalet Society.
Image: © Olafur Eliasson and Studio Other Spaces