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LAN: LAN WINS LE GRAND PALAIS DES CHAMPS ELYSÉES COMPETITION
LAN wins Le Grand Palais des Champs Elysees

After a 9-months long competition, LAN has been chosen for the restructuring and the extension of the Grand Palais at the very heart of Paris, France .

LAN wins Le Grand Palais des Champs Elysees

The project was held for its respect toward the historic building for the quality and the modernity of the fittings that will allow the enhancement of the Grand Palais.

LAN wins Le Grand Palais des Champs Elysees

The volume of the galleries around the Grand Nave, the unity of the building and the circulation of the lights will be restored.

LAN wins Le Grand Palais des Champs Elysees

The project of restoration and redesign of the Grand Palais affords the chance to reinforce the aspiration of the Grand Palais to be a “culture machine”.

LAN wins Le Grand Palais des Champs Elysees

A spatial means for hosting a vast diversity of events and audiences that exponentially exalts the site’s “universal” and “republican” vocation.

LAN wins Le Grand Palais des Champs Elysees

The dialogue with the architects in charge of the historic monuments is engaged in order to design the Avenue of the Palaces.

LAN wins Le Grand Palais des Champs Elysees

By creating a progressive transition from the urban space to the galleries, this new ambulatory becomes a form of preamble. Situated on the basis, it organizes the different entrance phases in a clear sequence before leading the public to the various activities offered.

LAN wins Le Grand Palais des Champs Elysees

The restructuring of the National Galleries seeks to take into account the interdependence between comprehending the work and its formal and conceptual presentation.

LAN wins Le Grand Palais des Champs Elysees

This becomes a unique opportunity to develop a vast range of diverse “situations” in terms of volumes, light, materials, and their relationship to the outside.

LAN wins Le Grand Palais des Champs Elysees

It is not simply a question of making the volumes flexible, but of giving them the ability to become an event in and of themselves.

LAN wins Le Grand Palais des Champs Elysees
LAN wins Le Grand Palais des Champs Elysees
LAN wins Le Grand Palais des Champs Elysees
LAN wins Le Grand Palais des Champs Elysees
LAN wins Le Grand Palais des Champs Elysees
LAN wins Le Grand Palais des Champs Elysees
LAN wins Le Grand Palais des Champs Elysees
LAN wins Le Grand Palais des Champs Elysees
LAN wins Le Grand Palais des Champs Elysees
LAN wins Le Grand Palais des Champs Elysees
LAN wins Le Grand Palais des Champs Elysees
LAN wins Le Grand Palais des Champs Elysees

Location: Paris, France
Architects: LAN
Sustainable design: Franck Boutté Consultants
Structure, façades, fluids: Terrell
Quantity surveyor: Michel Forgue
Acoustic: Lamoureux
Fire protection and accessibility engineers: Casso
Landscape: BASE
Design: Mathieu Lehanneur
Area: 70 623 sqm
Year: 2014
Client: Réunion des Monuments Nationaux – Grand-Palais