2010 – 2017, PARIS, FRANCE
Since the Middle Ages, Parisian justice has been dispensed from the famous building that surrounds the Sainte-Chapelle on the Île de la Cité. However, over the years, an increasing shortage of space has resulted in many of its offices having to be transferred to a multitude of locations across the city. The new Paris law courts, built beside the Porte de Clichy, will enable the judicial institution’s courtrooms and offices to be reunited in the same building. The historic seat on the Île de la Cité will continue to house important and symbolic activities such as the Court of Assize (Criminal Court), the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court.