Thursday, September 9, 2010

Centre Pompidou-Metz opened in May


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 Gastines

The 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.

Centre Pompidou-Metz

Pompidou-Metz centre

Centre Pompidou

1 comment:

Nigma said...

looks like a space shuttle