Roof terrace view from the boulevard Morland looking towards the 13th district


The Grand Paris Metropolis was officially created on January 1st, 2016. It unites Paris and 11 territories, bringing together a total of 131 communes. It includes 7.15 million inhabitants and 4.1 million jobs. In the period 2016 – 2018, the Metropolis will gain responsibility for four obligatory, strategic fields of jurisdiction: local housing policies, and the protection and enhancement of the environment and policies effecting the quality of life:  economic, social and cultural development and management; development of the metropolitan space.
In order to document the Grand Paris Metropolis, the territories and Paris, Apur has made available the following:
In addition, every year Apur undertakes a number of works at the request of its programme committee which is regularly put on line; this work covers all scales and includes:
assistance given to the Grand Paris Metropolis, Paris Métropole and the territories
themed studies
the Observatory of Grand Paris station neighbourhoods
large Metropolitan projects

Observatory of station neighbourhoods of the Grand Paris Express Network (RGPE)

The Observatory of the Grand Paris Network station neighbourhoods is a partnership-based tool put in place by the Société du Grand Paris (SGP), the Ile-de-France Regional and Interdepartmental Infrastructure and Development Office (DRIEA) and the Atelier Parisien d’Urbanisme (Apur).

Large Metropolitan projects

Apur assists key-players in the public domain in the implementation of large structural projects for the metropolis, regarding both the content and the updating of methods and practices
  • The arc of innovation
  • Re-inventing the Seine
  • Seine axis
  • Inventing the Metropolis
  • Olympic Games