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                         PALAIS DE JUSTICE
                         PARIS (FRANCE)
                         RENZO PIANO BUILDING WORKSHOP

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                                                                                                                                                                              JUSTICE GOES GREEN    Aged over 80, Renzo Piano, 1998 Pritzker prizewinner,
                                                                                                                                                      The numbers at the Palace of Justice in Paris are head-  co-architect with Richard Rogers of the Pompidou Center,
                                                                                                                                                            spinning: 62,000m  of usable space; 160m tall;    has delivered his latest masterpiece in the Batignolles
                                                                                                                                                                                                    district in north-western Paris: an immense glass tower
                                                                                                                                                   90 stories spread over 3 superimposed levels, decreasing in   where light is shed — in the true sense of the term — on
                                                                                                                                                    size; the second tallest occupied building in Paris after the   ongoing cases! Indeed, light is the main focus in most
                                                                                                                                                            Montparnasse Tower; 5,650m  of roof gardens;     of the spaces: offices, courtrooms, meeting rooms and
                                                                                                                                                         90 courtrooms... A colossus designed by a virtuoso!  public galleries. Light presides like a judge over the vast
                                                                                                                                                                                                    hall, seen entirely from the outside through a crystal-
                                                                                                                                                                                                    clear glass façade. While the human angle was one of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                    project's priorities, the environment was also offered a
                                                                                                                                                                                                    key role: the building, designed to be sustainable, notably
                                                                                                                                                                                                    uses natural ventilation, has solar panels integrated into
                                                                                                                                                                                                    its façade and collects rainwater.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          DELABIE products installed:
                                                                                                                                                                                                            TEMPOMATIC MIX 2 electronic mixer (Ref. 494000)
                                                                                                                                                                                          TEMPOFLUX 2 self-supporting frame system for WCs (Refs. 578305 + 578222)
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Satin stainless steel ligature-resistant coat hooks (Ref. 510104S)
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Satin stainless steel grab bar (Ref. 5050S) and other accessory ranges
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