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The Grande Arche of La Défense is the culmination of an axis leading from the Arc de Triomphe, nearly 5km away.  It’s a monumental structure, designed to be seen silhouetted against the sky.   257 more words

Architectural Details

Green on Grey

I’ve been avoiding La Défense.  I’d visited once, more than twenty five years ago, in a cold spring laden with misery that had nothing to do with Paris.   509 more words


H/B/F 2017: Paris highlights

Our next stop on the trip was Paris–my favorite place on the planet (or at least tied for first with Emily’s house).

Andrew and I have been to Paris a few times so far, and he always asks, “What are we going to do that we haven’t done?”  Well, this year, we saw something completely new:  787 more words


Anothe angle of view

I continue to explore unknown angles of La Defense. As I said in another post, either people remain around the building where they work either they roam in between la Grande Arche and the fountains on the other side of the Parvis. 14 more words


Behind the scenes

My office is located in the business part of Paris : La Defense.

In general, people visit the part situated in front of the most popular building, la Grande Arche. 52 more words


On the top

Pic of the day …. On the top of the world

Worker on the exteriors of the Grande Arche

I took this photo from the office where I currently work. 20 more words