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Old Posted Nov 29, 2006, 8:38 AM
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From the Austin American-Statesman

U.S. architect's design is picked for Paris building.

Wednesday, November 29, 2006

PARIS — U.S. architect's design picked for Paris building

Developers selected a design by an award-winning American architect for a bold new building powered partly by the wind.

Dubbed the Lighthouse, the 984-foot-high skyscraper will be designed by Pritzker Prize winner Thom Mayne and erected at La Defense, a complex of office towers in a business district west of Paris where many of France's major corporations are headquartered.

The building is set for completion in 2012.


Thom Mayne's design for a 984-foot-high skyscraper will rise over Paris when it is competed in 2012.
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