The Olympic Landmark must give the site a perspective
in the city. Its purpose is to mark the location of the Paris Olympic
Village for the bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012.
It may be an emblem of a place.
The Olympic Landmark is a place to see from and to be
seen. It must allow visitors to capture the site as a whole, and
to rediscover Paris' landscape.
The Olympic Landmark is a time machine and a future-builder.
It is intended to receive visitors, temporarily to the Batignolles
site, and to reveal to them its future.
It is intended to be temporary, re-usable or duplicated.
Participants must ensure that at least 20 people, including
those with restricted mobility, can have access to the structure
at any one time, while complying with current safety standards.
The maximum accessible height should not exceed 28 metres from
the existing ground level.
The applicants may propose a covered structure, but it must
not be entirely enclosed, allowing access directly from outside,
in accordance with current safety standards.
The applicants must consider access to the landmark, its installation
within the site, and the enclosure for the site.
The participants must confirm the structure's stability and
public safety before submitting their designs.
The participants must ensure that the structure can be built
within 3 months from the awarding of the prize: manufacture and/or
prefabrication, and assembly.