Centre of New Industries and Technologies, or Centre des Nouvelles Industries et Technologies, known as Le CNIT, designed by Robert Edouard Camelot, Jean de Mailly and Bernard Zehrfuss, and the engineers Jean Prouve and  Nicolas Esquillan, and built 1956-58, at La Defense, Paris, France. In 1988 the interior of the building was completely rebuilt, and it now holds a conference centre, shops, offices, a hotel and a business school. Reflected in its glass facade is the Grande Arche de la Defense, designed by Johann Otto von Spreckelsen and built 1985-89. La Defense is Europe's largest purpose-built business district, situated just outside the city of Paris. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Centre of New Industries and Technologies, or Centre des Nouvelles Industries et Technologies, known as Le CNIT, designed by Robert Edouard Camelot, Jean de Mailly and Bernard Zehrfuss, and the engineers Jean Prouve and Nicolas Esquillan, and built 1956-58, at La Defense, Paris, France. In 1988 the interior of the building was completely rebuilt, and it now holds a conference centre, shops, offices, a hotel and a business school. Reflected in its glass facade is the Grande Arche de la...
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