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Pyramide du Louvre

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Identification

Pyramide du Louvre
1156231

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Structure in General

hall
existing [completed]
steel
steel
exposed structure

Facts

  • Three 5-meter high pyramid skylights are located near this main one, on the north, east and south.
  • The pyramid is now the main entrance to Musée du Louvre.
  • This building was one of French President François Mitterand's "Grands Projets", along with La Grande Arche and the Bibliothèque Nationale de France.
  • The pyramid's glazing is made of 675 lozenges and 118 triangles.
  • While completed on March 4, 1988, the pyramid was officially inaugurated on March 30, 1989, one year later, to celebrate the bicentennial of the French Revolution.

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Location

Cour Napoléon
Cour Napoléon
75001
Paris
Île-de-France
France

Awards

Technical Data

70.87 ft
70.87 ft
114.83 ft
114.83 ft
Mar 1988

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Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
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