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Tuesday 26 September 2017
09:30 - 11:00

 A modern and ingenious architecture  – Paris 1

Rue de Richelieu, the buildings of the historic site of the National French Library date mainly from the 19th century. They shelter the emblematic achievements of Henri Labrouste, an architect who was entrusted with the site of reconstruction of the Imperial Library in 1854. He has developed innovative biases for the expansion of the Imperial Library and in particular to construct the new reading room and the central store.

The National French Library will be celebrated for its modernism and the ingenuity of its design. Its architecture will be copied all over the world!

More than a place, Labrouste has created a sustainable model to which its renovation has rgiven back all its splendor.

Participation: 25€ / member – 30€ / non-member