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Parc de la Villette, Paris : Architecture

Contemporary Buildings in France: Parisian Architecture Competition Winner from 1992 – design by Bernard Tschumi Architects

21 Oct 2011

Parc de la Villette Paris

Address: Porte de la Villette, avenue Jean-Jaurès, Paris IXXe

Design: Bernard Tschumi Architects in partnership with Colin Fournier

Location: north of the city centre, easily reached by metro

Dates built: 1984 – 1987

Photographs © Adrian Welch, taken in October 2011

Parc de la Villette Paris

Address: 211 Avenue Jean Jaurès, 75019 Paris, France
Phone: +33 1 40 03 75 75

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These intriguing pavilion structures are dotted around the third-largest park in Paris. Covering 55.5 hectares it is located at the northeast edge of the city, in the 19th arrondissement.

Bernard Tschumi Paris

This significant Parisian architecture competition took place in 1992.

Bernard Tschumi, a French architect of Swiss origin. Colin Fournier was a co-architect with Peter Cook on the Kunsthaus Graz, Austria. He is also professor of The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, UK.

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Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie
photographs © Adrian Welch
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