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Roussel-Hoechst

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One of the oldest buildings in La Défense, the style is truly international.
Below is a distant shot of the building:

The concrete central core of the tower was built in only 6 weeks, 14 months later the first occupants moved into the buiding.
At the time - 1966 - it was the first skyscraper built in La Défense and had all the latest features. The architect was even commisioned to design the tower before the EPAD was created!

The top floor contains (or at least contained when the tower was built) a water tank, containing 120 tons of water. This tank is located next to a private restaurant.

Nowadays, the building is about to get a reclad.

Finally, an early morning shot:

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