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Renovation of the THEODORE building

Wyróżniony Przypadek October 2018
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Project type : Renovation

Building Type : Office building < 28m

Construction Year : 2015

Delivery year : 2017

Climate zone : [Cfb] Marine Mild Winter, warm summer, no dry season.

Net Floor Area : 3 512 m2

Construction/refurbishment cost : 8 700 000 €

Number of Work station : 240 Work station


The renovation of the THEODORE building is in line with the desire of AG Real Estate to participate in the enhancement of urban heritage.


This building of 3500 m2, inscribed in a remarkable architectural ensemble which includes the church of the Trinity, was designed in 1864 by the architect Théodore Ballu. It is in his memory that AG Real Estate has named his project THEODORE.


The ambition of AG Real Estate is to revive Ageas France's former office building, and to keep it in its portfolio. To do this, AG Real Estate entrusted this major restructuring to the architects of Studios Architecture, known for having rehabilitated the headquarters of Google France located rue de Londres, also in the 9th arrondissement of Paris and was also the execution architect of the Louis Vuitton Foundation on the edge of the acclimatization garden.


The renovation program focuses on two areas:

  1. Preserve the past, with restitution in its original state of the facade.
  2. Predicting the future by offering tomorrow to the occupants of THEODORE a framework of convivial life answering the ways of work of the XXI century.

Iconic and strategic building

Listed by the Architects of the Buildings of France, the building has just celebrated its 150th anniversary, emblematic anniversary to start a new stage of its history, and the opportunity to rename it by the name of its illustrious creator. Today, AG Real Estate presents some of this glitzy renovation work at No. 1 in the Rue Blanche, where the eternal lieutenant of the Trinity Church stands.


This building is spread over 3500 m2, with an inner courtyard in its center. Located a few minutes walk from Gare Saint-Lazare and the Paris Opera, the building benefits from direct and immediate connections with the strategic places of the capital.


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