Inspired by the growing popularity of city bike riding, “Steel Cyclewear and Coffeeshop” is the rst Parisian cyclist-café. Architect Julie Deglesne mixes different types of activity: a café, exhibition space, and a shopping area. In this hybrid boutique, professionals and biking-lovers can meet up in the bistronomic café, discover the latest technical clothing, both elegant and modern, especially designed for urban bike riding.
A unique place that houses 52 artists and craftsmen, the Viaduct stands out for its diversity of businesses, style and wide range of categories it covers : decoration, fashion, art restoration, music, and of course, restaurants. These businesses are inspired by the roots of its tenants, their travels, their experiences, their personal interests and a core set of common values in which materials are the heart of the creative process.
In this huge space there were hundreds involved. Some animals roam freely, others - the more dangerous - are enclosed or are housed in the aviary designed by Bernard Tschumi. The design is otherwise by the Osty design studio which came up with the landscaping, the water features, and the new layout of the site.
How to build 28,000 sqm on a site that is only 2,000 sqm on the ground was a challenge in itself. The organic volume, like a giant caterpillar, creeps up over ve stories but it shouldn’t be seen as just a caprice by the architect Renzo Piano, it also allows the building to ll the space without touching its neighbours.
New Parisian concept store, completely dedicated to products coming from the United States offering a wide line of products foods (grocer’s shops, sauces, alcohols…) and non food (cosmetics, candles, bags…) of premium quality, totally stemming from small American producers.
Recognisable by its green skin designed by Jakob+McFarlane, the Cité de la Mode et du Design hosts key Parisian cultural events such as Now! le Off from Paris Design Week, (OFF)ICIELLE - avant-garde contemporary art, fashion shows, and fashion/lifestyle trade shows: Labo International, Capsule Show...