Competition: Pondorly - A New Arc de Triomphe for Paris
21th March 2016, Prix W 2016
"Pondorly was built in 1968 by the architect and 1949 Rome Prize Laureate Paul Vimond. Its total area approaches 5000 square meters.
Initially, the building housed a restaurant and a shopping mall. It now hosts the largest nightclub in the area surrounding Paris. [...]
For 10 years, the Wilmotte Foundation has promoted the meeting of heritage and contemporary creation through the organization of the W Prize, dedicated to students and young architects.
For its 7th edition, we are pleased to invite you to bring new life to Pondorly, a bridge-building and southern gateway to Paris, which shall serve as the support for a reflection on the nature of the contemporary graft.
The best projects, selected by an international jury, will be remunerated, exhibited in Venice at the Gallery of the Wilmotte Foundation, and published in a book dedicated to the competition.
The submission deadline is March 21, 2016"
More details: website