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BUILDING
 
 
Centre Nationale d'Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou (Beaubourg)
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DESIGNER
 
 
Renzo Piano

Richard Rogers

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MATERIALS
 
steel, glass, reinforced concrete

Steel structure, glass facades

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LOCATION
 
Continent
Europe
Nation
France [France]
Region
Ile-de-France
District
Paris
Town
Paris
Neighborhoods
Arrondissement 04
Address
19 rue Beaubourg, 31 rue Saint-Merri
 
 
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TYPOLOGY
 
Main
ARCHITECTURE
Buildings for cultural activities
Art galleries and exhibition areas
Libraries and media libraries
Buildings for recreational activities
Auditoriums and music centres
Additional
ARCHITECTURE
Commercial buildings
Bars, cafeterias
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1971     project winner of competition
Realisation
1978
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THE BUILDING IN CINEMA
 
Title
  Cathedrals of Culture
Directed by
Karim Aïnouz, Michael Glawogger, Michael Madsen, Robert Redford, Wim Wenders, Margreth Olin
Nationality
Germany
Year of production
2014
Cast
Jonas Salk, Louis Khan, Thomas D. Albright, Martin Baer, Meret Becker, Nicos Appelqvist Dalton, Diego Garcia-Guerra, Rachel Hulleur, Thomas Hübsch, Rüdiger Lange, Greg Lemke, Matthew McDonald, Clodagh O'Shea, Margreth Olin, Simon Rattle, Helmut Schmidt, Deyan Sudjic, Gennadi Vengerov, Jessie Vermillo, Doreen Warnecke, Benedicte C. Westin
Building's role
Protagonist

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Annotations
  • The Berlin Philharmonic                   [ » link ]
    by Wim Wenders

  • The National Library of Russia         [ » link ]
    by Michael Glawogger

  • Halden Prison                                   [ » link ]
    by Michael Madsen

  • The Salk Institute                             [ » link ]
    by Robert Redford

  • The Oslo Opera House                      [ » link ]
    by Margreth Olin

  • Centre Pompidou                              [ » link ]
    by Karim Aïnouz



www.kathedralenderkultur-derfilm.de



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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Fulvio Irace, Dimenticare Vitruvio. Temi, figure e paesaggi dell'architettura contemporanea, IlSole 24 Ore, Milano 2001, pp. 3-5 [da Il Sole 24 Ore, 6 febbraio 1994]
Paul Virilio, "Dal media building alla città globale: i nuovi campi d'azione dell'architettura e dell'urbanistica contemporanee/From the media building to the global city: new scope for contemporary architecture and urban planning", Crossing 1, dicembre/december 2000 [Dall'immagine all'architettura, dall'architettura all'immagine/From Image to Architecture, from Architecture to Image], p. 5 (5-15)
Roberto Masiero, "Il sex appeal dell'inossidabile/The sex appeal of stainless steel", Materia 33, settembre-dicembre/september-dicember 2000 [Architettura in acciaio/Steel architecture], "Saggi/Essays" p. 27 (22-27)
Domus 825, aprile/april 2000, notizie/news X
Casabella 673/674, dicembre 1999-gennaio 2000/december 1999-january 2000 [USA, architettura come spettacolo], p. 5
Helmut C. Schulitz, Werner Sobek, Karl J. Hebermann, Atlante dell'Acciaio, UTET, Torino 1999, pp. 302-305
Soren Larson, "Transforming an Icon", Architectural Record 10/1998, "News" p. 54
Giovanni Denti, R. Piano, R. Rogers, O. Arup. Il Centre Georges Pompidou, Alinea, "Momenti di Architettura Moderna", Firenze 1998
Renzo Piano, Giornale di bordo, Passigli Editori, Firenze 1997, pp. 38-49, 238-239
Hervé Martin, Guide de l'Architecture Moderne à Paris 1900-1995/Guide to Modern Architecture in Paris 1900-1995, Éditions Alternatives, Paris 1995 (V edition), pp. 28-29
Lotus international 78, ottobre/october 1993, [Omaggio a Peter Rice], pp. 16-17
Renzo Piano, Richard Rogers, Du Plateau Beaubourg au Centre Pompidou, Éditions du Centre Pompidou, Paris 1987
Massimo Dini, Renzo Piano. Progetti e architetture 1964-1983, Electa, Milano 1983 (reprint 1992), pp. 126-147
Renzo Piano, Richard Rogers, Centre Nationale d'Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou, Beaubourg, ParisGiuseppe Marinelli, Il centro Beaubourg a Parigi: "macchina" e segno architettonico, Edizioni Dedalo, Bari 1978
Pierre Restany, Cesare Casati, "Parigi: l'oggetto funziona!. Le prime mostre al Centre Pompidou/First exhibitions at the Centre Pompidou", Domus 575, ottobre/october 1977, pp. 1-4 (1-16)
Arturo Carlo Quintavalle, "Chi contesta Beaubourg?/Who questions Beaubourg?", Domus 575, ottobre/october 1977, pp. 5-9 (1-16)
Pierre Restany, "Beaubourg: Parigi-New York match nullo", Domus 575, ottobre/october 1977, pp. 10-16 (1-16)
GA Global Architecture 44, 1977 [Piano+Rogers. Centre Beaubourg]
Cesare Casati, "Nuovo oggetto a Parigi. Il Centre National d'Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou", Domus 566, gennaio/january 1977, pp. 1-37
"Per il nuovo Centre Pompidou. Intervista di Pierre Restany a Pontus Hulten", Domus 558, maggio/may 1976, pp. 48-55
Bruno Zevi, Spazî dell'architettura moderna, Einaudi, Torino 1973, tav. 676 [XII. La terza età: itinerarî degli anni cinquanta-ottanta]
"Piano + Rogers = Beaubourg", Domus 503, ottobre/october 1971, pp. 1-7
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CLIENT
 
 
Ministères de la Culture et de la Éducation nationale
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Surface
total mq. 100.000
area mq. 70.000
single floor mq. 7.500
Widht
m. 60
Lenght
m. 166
Height
m. 42
single floor m. 7
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STRUCTURES
 
 
Ove Arup & Partners
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STAFF
 
Project
Studio Piano & Rogers
Project architect
Renzo Piano, Richard Rogers, Gianfranco Franchini
Structural consultant
Peter Rice with L. Grut, R. Pierce
Systems
W. Zbinden with H. Bysaeth, J. Lohse, P. Merz, P. Dupont
T. Barker
Facades consultant
E. Holt
Settings
C. Brüllmann
Audiovisual design
A. Stanton with M. Dowd, R. Verbizh
Musical consultant
M. Davies with N. Okabe, K. Rupard, J. Sircus (Instute of Research and coordination IRCAM)
Coordination
B. Plattner
Furniture
J. Young with F. Barat, H. Diebold, J. Fendard, J. Huc, H. Schlegel
Collaborators
B. Merello, F. Marano (first project phase)
Construction management
M. Espinosa
Construction supervision
J. Thaury
Assistants
F. Gouinguenet, C. Spielmann, C. Valensi (secretariat)
Contractor
GTM - Grands Travaux de Marseille
 
 
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