In the 19th century, Le Beauvaisis was connected to the Saint-Denis canal and was used to store raw materials that were transported by barge. It was then transformed into business premises and served as a showcase for the Yves Saint-Laurent Museum, and later as a showcase for the Cristalleries d'Arques.
This major renovation project involved demolishing the old structure (only the historic facades and part of the original timber structure were kept), creating 7 above-ground levels and 2 basement levels, along with a central full-height atrium, topped with a glass roof which lets daylight into all the building’s floors right down to the first basement level. In 2012 Le Beauvaisis was the first building in Paris to receive Parisian BBC Renovation certification (low consumption building) for a renovation programme.
AWARDS Winner of the 2014 ArchiDesignClub Awards in the Rehabilitation - Reconfiguration category
DEVELOPER Icade Parc Tertiaire
MANAGEMENT CONTRACTOR Icade Promotion Tertiaire
ASSISTANT HIGH ENVIRONNEMENTAL QUALITY IOSIS Conseil