Alessandra Cianchetta, a partner at AWP, the firm mapping the master plan, acknowledges the enormousness of her task. “La Défense as a concept is a bit obsolete,” Ms. Cianchetta said. “There is no interaction, no hospitality here.” — NYT
Georgi Kantchev reviewed plans by the public agency that manages the district to upgrade it's public spaces. The firm AWP wants to add entertainment sites to the main public plaza and build footbridges to connect it with the surrounding neighborhoods.