On Tuesday 8th November, at the Pyramide Inversée square, the Managing Director of Unibail-Rodamco Christophe Cuvillier has inaugurated the new Carrousel du Louvre, in the presence of the mayor of Paris 1st arrondissement, Jean-François Legaret, and Jean-Michel Wilmotte, Project designer.
The spectacular facade designed by the Wilmotte & Associés agency defines the new signature and image of the Carrousel du Louvre. This renovated space is presented as a space directly attached to the Louvre Museum, as a "preamble" of the collections presented. The best works and icons of the Louvre Museum are represented and reproduced under perforated metal plates, so receiving visitors from the subway corridors to some galleries. The France avenue offers an anamorphism of the ornamental canopy of the Louvre Museum great gallery.
At the main entrance, we can discover a new generation digital artwork, an LED screen designed and manufactured by ARCH, developed to fit perfectly into the demanding environment of a historic building and created according to the shape of the window arch, this was realized under the technology ALSi 4 black LED, this concept has needed months of work of the ARCH engineers. Manufactured entirely in the ANDORRA ARCH factory, this reference represents a quality guarantee and demonstrates the level of confidence that customers, architects, designers and prescribers can put in ARCH products.
Size: 4 m wide and 9 m high
Specificity: tailor made curved to modeles at the top of the screen
Management contents: Tecsoft
Design, manufacture and installation: www.ARCH.eu
Architect: WILMOTTE & ASSOCIES