A new look for Paris Expo Porte de Versailles

A new look for Paris Expo Porte de Versailles

After years of reconstruction work, France’s biggest exhibition centre is about to display a whole new look. Find out what’s new before the inauguration night on November 20.

Here is a view of the urban transformations ongoing at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles exhibition centre.

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In short, here are the main transformations at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles exhibition centre to be inaugurated at the end of November.

  • Gate B has been refurbished with an architecture to remind that of Gate A.
  • Pavilions 6 & 8 have been demolished to give way to a unique Pavilion designed by Valode & Pistre. It will offer 15,000 sqm of exhibition space (including meeting rooms), a lighting structure conceived by Jean Nouvel with hanging screens for newspapers headlines and a roof to welcome the biggest urban farm in the world (14,000 sqm dedicated to agriculture).
  • A 450-room hotel resort designed by Jean-Michel Wilmotte will take place in the park and will welcome 2 international groups: Mama Shelter and Novotel.
  • A new parking will offer 1,500 slots for seamless and secured access to the exhibition centre.