In 1989, the famous Louvre Museum in Paris opened a new entrance—a glass and metal pyramid situated right smack in the museum’s courtyard. Now, an architect is attempting to do something similar at Versailles—adding a new entrance of modern design to accommodate the growing number of visitors to the famous 17th-century estate and grounds, now a World Heritage site, outside of Paris.
How Do You Add to Versailles? Bravely
By Joseph Giovannini
The New York Times
August 5, 2016