Metro Line 18

Symbiosis between station and landscape

DOSSIER IMAGES night view station

Three metro stations and a 14-kilometer viaduct make up the extension of metro line 18, which moves through a beautiful, green landscape near Plateau de Saclay in the outskirts of Paris.

  • Paris, France
    Public Spaces and Stations
    2015 - 2015
  • Client
    Société du Grand Paris
    Total 14 kvm
  • Dissing+Weitling's project proposal shows a light almost transparent structure, creating a symbiotic connection between the metro stations and viaducts and the untouched landscape. Additionally, the lightness of the viaducts is a means to preserve the rich biodiversity of the area by having a minimal imprint.

    The metro stations and viaducts appear as an organic structures that dovetail seamlessly with the landscape and at the same time, the almost futuristic metro stations work as strong architectural element.

  • Dissing Weitling metro line 18 view across road dw
  • Together with Silvio d’Ascia Architecture, we sought to create an aesthetic continuity between the viaducts and metro stations to give the new metro line a cohesive visual identity.