January 31, 2024

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For over a year now, the staff of Australian bank Macquarie have been working in their French headquarters on the Champs-Élysées Marcel-Dassault traffic circle, and know from experience what it's like to enjoy daylight in the office. Chambers Architects has made a point of letting them benefit from natural daylight as much as from the exceptional view [...].

This question has recently arisen for many of our customers, who are faced with growing or changing workforces, particularly since the boom in teleworking. Should they stay in their existing premises and, if possible, adapt them to the new needs of the company and its employees? Should this idea be ruled out from the outset [...]?
Chambers architects is currently working on a project for Soremi, a real estate company based in the Paris region, to convert office space into a higher education establishment. The project is being developed on the two floors of the base of the Franklin Tower in La Défense. Integrating an ERP into a high-rise building is a simple equation, but its technical and administrative solution is complex. This [...]
In the interior design project for the Paris headquarters of the international law firm Norton Rose Fulbright, the above is at least as interesting as the following... Because before the design process was launched and then implemented, a decisive game was played between the partners and Chambers architects. The decision to remain [...]

October 9, 2023


Like major companies in the tech, media and banking sectors, international law firms are confronted with a profound rethinking of the work environment and its uses. They are doing so, however, with strong professional and cultural specificities: individual work, face-to-face (and sometimes informal) and remote collaborative work, confidentiality of reception [...].
Concorde F, Madeleine D, Opéra E... the Collines de l'Arche buildings in La Défense, owned by Cofia, offer vast reception areas. This was not the case, until recently, for the last of the four, Opéra C. The challenge presented to Chambers Architects was therefore simple: to magnify the [...]
Over the past decade, and sometimes even before, Chambers has designed the French offices of Proskauer Rose, DLA Piper, K&L Gates, McDermott Will & Emery, Paul Hastings, Morgan Lewis & Bockius... and right now of Norton Rose Fulbright, Hogan Lovells and Pinsent Masons. All among the major international Anglo-Saxon law firms. The trust [...]
Mac Arthur Glen, Europe's leading outlet retailer, has added a highly original Maison des Métiers d'Art to its latest outlet village, Paris Giverny. Designed in partnership with the Portes de Normandie Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) and the Eure Chamber of Trades and Crafts (CMA), this vast [...]


Already present at La Défense in the Promenade and the Paroi Nord of the Grande Arche, IÉSEG, an internationally-renowned management school, will soon be taking over most of Les Collines de l'Arche. Designed in the 90s by @Jean-Pierre Buffi, the building, which is currently being renovated, will house 25 students over 8 floors and 6,200 m² [...].

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220 meters high, 45 floors of offices, services and business premises, topped by a rooftop... the Tour Hekla, designed by @Ateliers Jean Nouvel, will be one of the most striking new silhouettes on the La Défense skyline. What about the interior? In a recent consultation, @Chambers architects proposed to fit out five levels of the tower for [...].