Tour Égée

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Tour Egée
Tour Egée
General information
LocationLa Défense
Coordinates48°53′47.5″N 2°14′18.5″E / 48.896528°N 2.238472°E / 48.896528; 2.238472Coordinates: 48°53′47.5″N 2°14′18.5″E / 48.896528°N 2.238472°E / 48.896528; 2.238472
Antenna spire155 m (509 ft)
Roof155 m (509 ft)
Technical details
Floor count40
Floor area53,000 m2 (570,000 sq ft)
Design and construction

Tour Égée (also known as tour Ernst&Young) is an office skyscraper located in La Défense, the high-rise business district situated west of Paris, France.

Tour Égée was built in 1999 by Michel Andrault and Nicolas Ayoub, architects from Conceptua. A twin of Tour Égée, Tour Adria, was built nearby three years later in 2002. The only difference between both towers consists in their cladding: the one from Adria is darker, while the one from Égée is lighter with a glass cladding giving an interesting feeling of vertical and horizontal stripes crossing at the level of each window. Tour Égée is 155 m (509 ft) tall and has a triangular floorplan.

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