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Centre Pompidou – Metz, France

Posted in Proposed Design by Anthony M. Garcia on August 26, 2009

Building: Centre Pompidou
Location: Metz, France
Completion: May, 2010
Architects: Shigeru Ban, Philip Gumuchdjian, Jean de Gastines
Structural Engineer: Arup
Acoustics Specialist: Commins Acoustics Workshop
Geotechnician: Compétence Géotechnique, Fèves

Shigeru Ban’s design for the Centre Pompidou in Metz, France was chosen over the designs 137 contestants and four other finalists: Herzog & de Meuron, Stéphane Maupin and Pascal Cribier, Foreign Office Architects, and Dominique Perrault.

AE Interests: woven timber roof, tensile membrane of hexagonal modules, glass fiber, teflon
Article: Roof Structure
Article: Construction Photos


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