Café Beaubourg - Paris, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
N 48° 51.603 E 002° 21.057
31U E 452394 N 5412101
Quick Description: [FR] Ce lieu qui était désert et isolé le soir est devenu un lieu de rencontre. [EN] Once isolated and deserted in the evening, this area has become a lively meeting point where everyone is at ease.
Location: Île-de-France, France
Date Posted: 11/30/2014 2:47:44 PM
Waymark Code: WMN02F
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member coisos
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Long Description:
[FR] Sur le parvis du Centre Georges Pompidou à Paris, le Café Beaubourg construit en 1987 à la demande de Gilbert Costes est la transformation du rez-de-chaussée de trois anciens immeubles parisiens.

Ici, Christian de Portzamparc a travaillé autant en tant que peintre qu’architecte.

[EN] Facing the public square in front of the George Pompidou Center in Paris, the Beaubourg Café was built in 1987 at the request of Gilbert Costes. It occupies the ground floor of three historic Parisian buildings.

Here, Christian de Portzamparc combined the roles of painter and architect.
Architect: Christian de Portzamparc

Prize received: Pritzker Architecture Prize

In what year: 1994

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Website about the building: [Web Link]

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