21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
The Fisherman

Créteil, a suburban gem on the outskirts of Paris, boasts a unique architectural landscape. The city's architecture blends modernity with a touch of avant-garde design, creating a captivating urban tapestry. High-rises and apartment buildings with innovative shapes and materials define the skyline. One standout feature is the Prefecture Tower, a cylindrical skyscraper, and the Créteil Soleil shopping center, a testament to contemporary urban planning. These architectural elements infuse Créteil with a distinctive character, making it an intriguing destination for those who appreciate the fusion of modernity and tradition in France's architectural evolution.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2021
Date Uploaded: 10.2023
Photo Location: France
Camera: LS-9000
Copyright: © Benedetta Ristori