La Cité de la Musique :

High-scale solar sail turning around the glass/wood egg to follow the course of the sun. Situated on the downstream sector of the Seguin Island on the Seine in Paris, « La Cité de la Musique » consists of an auditorium and a theater. This building is meant to favour access to music for all.
The auditorium, based on the Seine, is decorated with a huge photovoltaic sail measuring over 1000 m2.


Surface area

1000 m² solar sail



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Project location

Paris - Seguin Island
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