Paris Projet n°15-16 - La Villette: redeveloping the old abattoirs and dockside area

The main feature of this issue focuses on Paris’ 19th district and describes the urban development projects around the Bassin de la Villette lake and...

Model of the Bassin de La Villette Development Project © Apur

... the emblematic site of the old slaughterhouses.

There is also an article on the covered Parisian walkways questioning the possible rehabilitation of these XIX century urban innovations that little by little have been forgotten.

Table of contents:

La Villette

Development of the old slaughterhouses and areas around the lake

  • Presentation. La Villette Sector
  • The urban context. Evolution of the 19th district
  • Development of the Bassin de la Villette. A partial Land Occupation Plan
  • Development of the old slaughterhouses. An ideas competition
  • Life’s never stopped at La Villette (J. Serignan)
  • Competition for the development of La Villette Sector

Covered walkways in Paris

  • Innovation in the city
  • The walkways of disenchantment
  • Ways and means for reviving them

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    Paris Projet n°15-16 - La Villette: redeveloping the old abattoirs and dockside area

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