This was tricky to shoot since just to the left of frame in this photo there were 3 huge cranes putting up a new building. In fact I had to wait a while so that the one in frame moved out enough for me to take this shot. What a great mix of glass, steel and concrete in this image. It’s really symbolic of the look and feel of la Défense, Paris. There are cranes in many places as the whole area is being redefined and new office towers are going up all around. There are actually a lot of residential towers going up as well and from what I’ve read they are looking to make more eco friendly buildings a large part of the redesign, that’s good news for everyone. The plan is supposed to be completed in 2015 and I want to be there to take a new series of photos and having seen the architectural plans for most of the planned buildings I can tell you that it’s going to be stunning!
Who wants to join me in la Défense, Paris in 5 years? :^)
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