The SAGI, a SEM (mixed investment company) in which the City of Paris is a stakeholder, is involved in converting a former Compagnie Parisienne de Distribution d’Électricité sub-station, located at rue Raymond Losserand in Paris, into a business centre. Preserving the historic nature of the building, architect Emmanuel Saadi endeavoured to extend his original vocation by scattering photovoltaic cells over almost all of the glass surfaces. The glass devices implemented, not seen before in Paris, indicate very promising developments in the short term.
Generali Immobilier is currently offering a new office building in the Bords de Seine district in Issy-les-Moulineaux. Christened EOS, the name of the Greek goddess of the dawn, the building planned by the insurance group, as though beached on the banks of the river at the foot of the ring road, promises to be the figurehead of a new service hub right on the edge of Paris. Here is a glimpse before its delivery scheduled for 2009.