Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris (France) - largest museum for modern art in Europe
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Beaubourg, Paris, France
Date of build
1971 - 1977
The heating cables, water pipes, electrical cables and air conditioning ducts have been placed outside. Thanks to that, more space was available inside.
Inside this Center of Culture and Art there is a museum of modern art, a library, theaters, concert halls, a cinema hall, a showroom, a library, a music and acoustic renovation center , shops, restaurants, children's play areas and parking lot.
Moving stairs and corridors have been placed in transparent tunnels, allowing you to enjoy the views, and depict artists on the square.
Right after opening in 1977, the Center attracted 45,000 visitors every day and soon became the main attraction of Paris, even bigger than the Eiffel Tower.
The whole building looks like a big toy, made up of various elements of various colors. The main pillars and supporting structure of the building are white, air-conditioning system - sky blue, water pipes - green, elevators - red, and electrical devices - yellow.
Address: Place Georges Pompendeau, phone: 01-44-78-12-33.
Official website: https://www.centrepompidou.fr/en
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