Edouard Francois hotel opens in Paris


Edouard Francois hotel opens in Paris

French architect Edouard Francois has sent us images of the facade of the newly opened Fouquet's Barrière, a hotel on the Champs Elysées in Paris that he has remodelled and extended.


The new element links two existing buildings and consists of an exact concrete replica of the facade of the old Fouquet's hotel nearby.


Francois has punched rectangular glass windows into the facade wherever they are required.

Edouard Francois hotel opens in Paris

Posted on Wednesday January 17th 2007 at 5:36 pm by . Copyright policy | Comments policy

  • F.Libessart

    splendid – so much poetry about edouard Francois ..

    the ” moule -troue” facade is so clever …

  • Alex

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