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Louvre Lens – Lens, France

Posted in Built by Jennifer Chalos on September 28, 2012


Images: 1, 2, 3

Building: Louvre Lens
Location: Lens, France
Status: Under construction, Opening December 2012
Architectural Team: SANAA, Imrey Culbert 
Structural Engineer: Betom Ingenierie
Structural Engineering and Facade Engineering: Bollinger + Grohmann
Artificial and Natural Day Lighting: Arup
Acoustical Engineers: Avel Acoustique

AE Interest: Five low, curving pavilions compose main structure; roof made up of glazed, angled louvers; large brushed aluminum panels alternating with clear glass reflecting panels to create facade; transparency to incorporate environment

Articles: 1,2

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