POSITION PDF Print E-mail

Avec l'aimable autorisation du photographeDefense 2000 is located near the first business center in Europe, in front of a growing tourist influx, a transport network very dense and a shopping and leisure center with a European dimension.

With Puteaux downtown, the Tower is also adjacent to small town with garden and small shops. One of the richest city of France, with a level of leisure and cultural equipment higher than its neighbor Neuilly-Sur-Seine.

The Tower is built on a plateau slightly off of the "Parvis" and thus enjoy unimpeded views about Paris, La Défense, the western Paris, the Seine, Meudon, St. Germain..

Arnaud Frich is a professional photographer specializing in panoramic photo. Among his works, there are splendid views of the Defense. Enjoy yourself!

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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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NUMBER AND PLANS OF APARTMENTS PDF Print E-mail
The plans of the apartments of the Tower Defense 2000 are characterized by rationalization and modular space. The apartments are bright and functional. Indeed, the architect Michel Proux had the ingenuity to integrate sliding doors à la Japonaise, which can change the destination of a room without changing the space.
The apartments are typically family: the number of bedrooms can go up to 5 for a 6 room appartment. Which also characterized the apartments of Defense 2000 is the very large windows. Indeed, the windows can range from 4 to 7m in length to a height of 1.62m.
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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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GOOGLE EARTH VIEW PDF Print E-mail

 Click on the image to see the Google Earth view of Tower Defense 2000

 
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