Hekla tower in La Défense
26 December 2018 - New contracts - France
Hines and AG Real Estate have appointed Bateg (VINCI Construction France) to build the Hekla tower.
Designed by architect Jean Nouvel, this 220 m-tall skyscraper will boast six underground levels, a 48-storey superstructure, a 2-storey high entrance hall and a tree-planted roof terrace.
This new office tower, with a surface area of some 80,000 sq. metres, forms part of a project to develop the Rose de Cherbourg area in the heart of the La Défense business district, and will benefit from a landscaped park (1.3 hectares) and a planted walkway above the circular highway. Its façade, composed of 14 km of shading elements, will contribute to the thermal regulation of the building, reducing the amount of air conditioning required while ensuring a comfortable working environment for its some 5,800 future occupants.
The works started this summer and will be completed in 2022.