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Paris Mystery Museum

Postby PTB » Sat Feb 18, 2006 7:56 pm

I was in Paris during the week an I passed a building under construction on Quai Branly opposite the Palais de Tokyo and just upstream from the Eiffel tower. The sign outside it indicated that the building was a museum of some sort but the bus I was on moved past fairly quickly. The buildings design impressed me and I was wondering if anybody could identify the building I saw?
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Re: Paris Mystery Museum

Postby Gabion » Mon Feb 20, 2006 12:51 am

Jean Nouvel, ain't it? From the Independent:

3 African art and a French master
Opening at the end of May, the Musée du Quai Branly will be home to the tribal
art and ethnographic collections of the Louvre, the Musée de l'Homme and the
Musée d'Arts d'Afrique et d'Océanie. An equally big draw will be Jean Nouvel's
Seine-side building, a long, low glass and steel construction.
Contact: Musée du Quai Branly, Hôtel Industriel Le Berlier, 15 rue Jean-Baptiste
Berlier, 75103 Paris (00 33 1 56 61 70 00; quaibranly.fr).
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Re: Paris Mystery Museum

Postby PTB » Mon Feb 20, 2006 1:28 pm

That probably it.Thanks Gabion.
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