Bibliothèque Nationale Paris – French National Library

Bibliothèque Nationale, French National Library, Building Photographs, Architect

Bibliothèque Nationale Paris : French National Library Building

Bibliothèque Nationale François Mitterand Paris – design by Dominique Perrault

23 Oct 2011

Bibliothèque Nationale

Photographs taken in October 2011

Bibliothèque Nationale François Mitterand, Paris XIIIe

Design: Dominique Perrault Architects

Bibliothèque Nationale François Mitterand Paris French National Library Building Bibliothèque Nationale Paris Bibliothèque Nationale
photographs © Adrian Welch

New Bibliotheque Nationale
12 quai Panhard-Levassor, Paris XIIIe, France
1995
Dominique Perrault, Architects

Bibliothèque Nationale François Mitterand Paris French National Library Building Paris National Library Building Paris Paris National Library Building
photographs © Adrian Welch

The largest of Mitterand´s Grand Projets for Paris: formed from four L-shaped corners of a square, 25 storeys tall on the banks of the Seine with a garden in the middle. Simple and powerful building, with a clear programme.

Bibliothèque Nationale François Mitterand Paris French National Library Building French National Library Building
photographs © Adrian Welch

Bibliotheque Nationale
photo © Georges Fessy / DPA / ADAGP

Building on the west side of the Bibliothèque Nationale:

MK2 Bibliotheque, 128 Avenue de France:
MK2 Bibliotheque
photograph © Adrian Welch


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Pyramide du Louvre
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Carlos Ott, Architect
Opéra de la Bastille
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Bernard Tschumi Architects
Parc de la Villette Paris
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