ARCHITECTURAL STYLE AND INSPIRATION PDF Print E-mail
Tower Defense 2000 was designed by architect Michel Proux.

It was completed in 1974.

During a recent phone interview (April 2008), Michel Proux told us where his inspiration came from. At the end of the sixties, the architect made a trip to Chicago and saw the completion of the Chase Tower. Immediately he began to draw a line that would become the Tour PH3 (name of construction of the Tower Defense 2000).
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ARTICLE PUBLISHED IN "LE VILLAGE VERTICAL" PDF Print E-mail
Translation of an article published in "Le Vertical Village":

Since Babel, relations between men and towers are made of fascination and fear.

In the past, the tower was the symbol of the domination of the lord on his land and the protection it provided to those who lived, steeples and minarets bear witness to the desire of men to rise to God and rhythm time of prayer and work.

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CONSTRUCTION OF TOWER DEFENSE 2000 PDF Print E-mail
The construction of Defense 2000, originally called PH3 (for Puteaux Habitation 3), takes place from April 1971 to November 1974 on 3197 m2 of land acquired by the EPAD mainly from individuals between 1963 and 1965, and the mayor of Puteaux in 1971.
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