The Construction of Saint-Denis Pleyel station in Paris, France


The Construction of Saint-Denis Pleyel station in the North of Paris, France is still on schedule and is expected to be completed in 2024. In the framework of Paris plans to renovate and expand its current transportation network, Kengo Kuma and Associates was awarded a contract for the design of the Saint-Denis Pleyel is Emblematic of the train Station. “The first stone of a future global urban project on the site of Saint-Denis Pleyel”.

The resort is comprised of several spaces which make up the main body, surrounded by spaces that complement the purpose of the current construction of a terminal. It will have nine levels, four of which are below ground. Its total area is 34 000 m2.

For the purpose of lighting and ventilation, the design is light-flooded, naturally ventilated, and well-integrated into its environment. The elevations are, in large part, to the transcendent, and the project is divided into two separate sections in order to provide the natural light and the breeze of the same for the bottom of the basement.

The entire project will be 53 months, 10 of which will involve the mobilization to prepare for coordination (synthesis) with both the civil works and the equipment works packages (rails, catenary systems, etc) already implemented by the consortium of Eiffage, Razel-Bec and TSO.

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Finishing works

BESIX France has recently been awarded the contract for the construction and finishing works in Saint-Denis Pleyel station. The contract has a value of over 100 million euros, includes the development of the station itself, as well as four underground constructions at 800m distance, 3 infrastructure of services dedicated to passenger safety, ventilation and smoke extraction in tunnels (Book Cachin, Book of Stars, and the Work of the Acrobats), and a system to reverse the direction of the movement of trains (Book Finot).


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