30 Oct '17, 8am

Iridescent Monet-inspired Mtropole building catches the light on the River Seine

fills the interior, while terraces, open to visitors, offer panoramic views over the city and river. The architects emphasized easy navigation in the building layout organized according to use. A double-skin facade enhances passive thermal insulation. “The transparency and depth of the double façade enhance the variations of light and prevent the building from appearing overbearing,” wrote the architects. “The building’s appearance transforms throughout the day. With the light shining through, it appears to float on the quay.”

Full article: https://inhabitat.com/iridescent-monet-inspired-metropole...

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