The Société du Grand Paris ambitions to welcome there an innovating cultural facility, used by urban cultures and digital technology, of approximately 5 000 sqm, and in connexion with the art that will constitute the Grand Paris Express.
Thierry Dallard – President of the Board of the Société du Grand Paris on the occasion of a project presentation to be found: HERE
Carried by a strong and distinctive architecture signed by the Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, it will integrate itself into a mixed neighbourhood, currently undergoing transformation, where creativity, art, culture and sport come together.
To imagine this cultural venue of tomorrow, the Société du Grand Paris has launched IMAGINE Pleyel: a call for projects for the design, layout and operation of a 5,000 m² cultural and social innovation site located on the four floors above the future Saint-Denis Pleyel station.
Among the experts mobilized:
- Thierry Paquot, urban philosopher
- Jana Revedin, architect, researcher and architecture professor
- José-Manuel Gonçalvès, artistic and cultural director of the Grand Paris Express
- Didier Fusillier, president of the public establishment of the Parc and the Grande Halle de la Villette