Thanks to the influence of Euroméditerranée, Marseille is undergoing a profound transformation. Since 1995, its downtown is being expanded and beautified. Little by little, five distinct neighborhoods are emerging to give the city a new image and scope.

Rather than rebuilding neighborhoods from scratch, Euroméditerranée is renovating existing urban areas. The biggest names in architecture are involved in adding a modern touch to this ancient city, and thereby earn it a place among the great cities of Europe.

Beautifying Marseille by relying on its history

As Euroméditerranée is renewing and rebuilding a “city within the city,” and incorporating the modern-day principles of sustainable development, it is being careful to retain the many historic sites that tell the story of Marseille’s diverse history and identity... Read more

A new city with a modern look

By awarding its flagship projects to internationally renowned designers, Euroméditerranée is establishing Marseille’s position among the most creative European cities, and strengthening its international allure. Among the iconic architectural sites are the CMA CGM Tower designed by Zaha Hadid; the Arenc Quays designed by Jean Nouvel, Yves Lion, Jean-Baptiste Pietri and Roland Carta; the MuCEM developed by Rudy Ricciotti and Roland Carta; and the Regional Center of the Mediterranean created by Stefano Boeri and designed by Massimiliano Fuksas of Euromed Center... Read more

Architecture that improves quality of life

Public spaces organize how a city is used. They are the hub around which urban and street designs are planned. 
The Marseille landscape is changing... Read more

The urban history

The urban project

The CMA-CGM tower is 147 meters high


Two winners of the Pritzker Prize for Architecture (equivalent to the Nobel) are each creating a building for the Euroméditerranée project:
Zaha Hadid and Jean Nouvel.

Euroméditérranée Network of Major Urban Projects