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BUILDING
 
 
Grand Louvre - Pyramide
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DESIGNER
 
 
Pei Cobb Freed & Partners | RFR
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LOCATION
 
Continent
Europe
Nation
France [France]
Region
Ile-de-France
District
Paris
Town
Paris
Neighborhoods
Arrondissement 01
Address
Place du Carrousel (Musée du Louvre)
 
 
Telephone
+33.(0)1.40.20.53.17
Website
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TYPOLOGY
 
Main
ARCHITECTURE
Museums and buildings for exhibitions
Art museums
Urban equipment and structures for public areas
Structures for public areas
Operations on existing buildings
Extension, superelevation
Other architectural structures
Galleries and Arcardes
Additional
ARCHITECTURE
Architecture of parklands and water
Fountains, ponds
Operations on existing buildings
Renovation, rehabilitation and restructuring
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1983    
Realisation
1984 - 1989
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AWARDS
 
1989
Le Moniteur. L'Equerre d'Argent
Prix Spécial Grands Projets Parisiens
1989
Prix d'Excellence
L'Association des Ingénieurs
Conseils du Canada
1989
Design Award
European Convention for Constructional Steelwork
1988
Prix Special
Le Syndicat de la Construction Métallique de France
1988
First Prize, Structural
Buildings Category
New York Association of Consulting Engineers
Engineering Excellence Competition
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THE BUILDING IN CINEMA
 
Title
  The Da Vinci Code
Directed by
Ron Howard
Nationality
USA
Year of production
2006
Cast
Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Sir Ian McKellen, Paul Bettany, Jean Reno, Alfred Molina, Jürgen Prochnow
Building's role
Considerable
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Philip Jodidio, I. M. Pei. La Pyramide du Louvre / The Louvre Pyramid, Prestel, München/London 2009
Hervé Martin, Guide de l'Architecture Moderne à Paris 1900-1995/Guide to Modern Architecture in Paris 1900-1995, Éditions Alternatives, Paris 1995, 5ª edition, p. 24
Alessandro Rocca, "Peter Rice, poeta del brutalismo/Peter Rice, Poet of Brutalism", Lotus international 78, ottobre/october 1993 [Omaggio a Peter Rice], pp. 6-39

"Pyramide Inversée, Grand Louvre, 1991 Paris. Ieoh Ming Pei. R.F.R.", Lotus international 78, ottobre/october 1993 [Omaggio a Peter Rice], pp. 36-37 (6-39)
"Parijs, twee denkwijzen /Paris, two ways of thinking", Archis 10/1989, oktober/october 1989, pp. 13-53
Paul Vermeulen, "Pei's pyramid and Von Spreckelsen's cube. Louvre additions and the Grande Arche de la Defense", Archis 10/1989, oktoberoctober 1989, pp. 15-21 (13-53)
Roger Kimball, "The riddle of the pyramid", Architectural record 177, january 1989, pp.58-61
Jaime Cervera, "El vertice de cristal: la piramide de Pei en el Louvre/The crystal peak: the Pei pyramid in the Louvre", Arquitectura viva 3, noviembre 1988, pp. 46-47
Jean-Claude Garcias, "La piramide dell'amnesia (tanto rumore per un lucernario)/The pyramid of amnesia (so much noise for a skylight)", Casabella 545, aprile/april 1988, p. 39
Charlotte Ellis, "Pei off centre", Architectural Review 1060, june 1985, p. 4
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CLIENT
 
 
Établissement public du Grand Louvre
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Surface
gross floor sq.m. 61.990
Height
m. 71
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STRUCTURES
 
 
R.F.R. - Peter Rice, Michael Francis, Ian Ritchie
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STAFF
 
Project
Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
Project architect
I. M. Pei, Leonard Jacobson, Yann Weymouth, C.C. Pei
Associate architect
Michel Macary, Paris
Georges Duval, Guy Nicot (Louvre)
Structural consultant
Nicolet Chartrand Knoll, Ltd. (Pyramid structure, design phase)
R.F.R. - Peter Rice, Michael Francis, Ian Ritchie (Pyramid structure, construction phase)
Road Network
Travers Associates, Clifton (NJ)
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ANNOTATIONS
 
 
Musée du Louvre

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