Architects announced for Center Pompidou renovation

Despite major financial concerns, the Pompidou Center has announced the architects for its upcoming five-year renovation project.

The museum, designed by Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano in 1977, will be hands-on. More KusunokiA French office founded by Nicolas Morey and Hiroko Kusunogi, based in Mexico City. Frida Escobedo Studio As co-designer, The The Architect’s Newspaper reported.

The companies won the competition to modernize the building at a cost of $280 million. The museum won’t reopen until 2030.

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In addition, Morey Kusunogi and Escobedo plan to collaborate with a French engineering firm AIA Career Designersand to consult the piano on the competition jury.

Part of the renovation will include ADA improvements to spaces such as the library and roof, and asbestos removal, as well as floor space and increased natural light. According to the museum, the structure has faced significant damage since it was first built in the 70s.

The renovations include moving the modernist sculptor’s former studio, Atelier Brancusi, „to the heart of the main building” and reorganizing the collection, according to the announcement.

As Paris’ best museum for modern and contemporary art, the Center Pompidou is known for its innovative steel and glass building, whose structure and HVAC systems are visible from the outside.

Outside of Paris, the Center Pompidou has expanded to include locations such as Malaga in Spain and Shanghai in China, and soon to come, Jersey City in the United States and Seoul in South Korea.

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