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Cité Musicale – Seguin Island, France

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Cite musicale  Cite musicale auditorium  cite-musicale-detail1

Building:  Cité Musicale or La Seine Musicale
Location:  Seguin Island, France
Architect: Jean de Gastines and Shigeru Ban
Mechanical Systems Engineer: Artelia
Acoustics: Lamoureux
KlimaEngineering: Transsolar
Completed: 2017

Advanced acoustics; geometric wooden panel creates round shape; photo-voltaic sail moves to optimize solar energy while sheltering the building from sunlight [a1]

Articles, Videos:
[a1,a2 (pictures)]

Written by Jordan Stirling

July 10, 2018 at 2:54 pm

Posted in Built

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