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Built at a cost of approximately $46 million, the Centre Pompidou Metz in France, a museum of modern and contemporary art, was opened recently by President Sarkozy of France on May 11th, 2010.

FRANCE
Outstanding Architectural Design is Challenge for Contractor

Built at a cost of approximately $46 million, the Centre Pompidou Metz in France, a museum of modern and contemporary art, was opened recently by President Sarkozy of France on May 11th, 2010.

They have created a spectacular laminated woven timber roof support and an intriguing complex of steel and concrete to create galleries that not only provide display areas but also successfully frame city vistas through the large glazed areaThe Museum exhibits master pieces including sculptures, modern and contemporary paintings and graphic art. However, apart from the museum attractions that will be of interest to visitors, all will be amazed by the striking architectural design by world famous architects, Shigeru Ban and Jean de Gastines.

They have created a spectacular laminated woven timber roof support and an intriguing complex of steel and concrete to create galleries that not only provide display areas but also successfully frame city vistas through the large glazed areas.

 

Computer aided modelling was essential in designing the roof structure and engineering details

 

 

Computer aided modelling was essential in designing the roof structure and engineering details

 

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