Centre Pompidou-Metz is a joint architectural project of Japanese bureau Shigeru Ban and French — Jean de Gastines.
Centre Pompidou-Metz by Shigeru Ban & Jean de GastinesThe wavy laminated wooden structure of a roof surrounds a 77-metre metal spike. The roof framework is covered by translucent fiber glass and a teflon textile awning. The roof total area makes 10,700 m.sq. In a new building 5,000 sq.m. of exhibition areas will be accessible. The centre will be surrounded by two gardens and a terrace.