“A foyer to absorb crowds with grace and efficiency”

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.

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How Do You Add to Versailles? Bravely

By Joseph Giovannini

The New York Times

August 5, 2016

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