is so much more these days than just a simple column and beam structure." -Fabienne Bulle, architect. Watch Talking Wood video with Fabienne Bulle.
The Paris Préfecture de Police headquarters located in the heart of the old centre of Paris needed an extension for a reception center. The construction site is surrounded by old, protected buildings, which means that foundation work had to be kept to minimum. The structures had to be built quickly since the site is in the busy area.