Built in 1990 by Dominique Perrault and awarded several times, the Hotel industriel Berlier, like a prefiguration of the French National Library, was the first building with curtain walls without any visible tehnical kiosk or acroterion.
The rehabilitation works initiated in 2016 and will be completed in 2020.
The second edition of "Réinventer Paris" call for projects focused on the transformation of the underground spaces.
Unveiled at the Pavillon de l'Arsenal on January 15, in the presence of the mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, and the deputy mayor of Paris, in charge of town planning, architecture, economic development and competitiveness, the project "Aérog'Art" is laureate for the Esplanade des Invalides site.
The site will host by 2025 a mixed program, focused on art and crafts.