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Museum Fondation Louis Vuitton

Location

Paris, France

Client

Fondation Louis Vuitton pour la création, Paris, France

General contractor

EIFFAGE Construction Métallique, Colombes, France

Architect

Frank Gehry, Gehry Partners, LLP, Los Angeles, USA

Completion date

2012 / 2013

Construction

  • 12 single canopies consisting of 222 single and double curved glulam beams
  • Coating with rod-lamellas
  • Beam lengths up to 28,2 m
  • Total volume: 779 m³ glulam
  • Timber species: European Larch

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  • Technical consulting during the planning phase
  • Production
  • Delivery

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Fondation Louis Vuitton // VINCI

VINCI is a French construction group that was responsible for the construction of the Louis Vuitton Museum. In this interview the main responsibles explain the complexity and the difficulties that occurred during the construction of this very special Museum.

Aerial Views // FONDATION LOUIS VUITTON

This film shows some spectacular aerial views of the museum.