Umbrella for Les Halles

See for the description of this project Projects Ville Spatiale I

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1969 The image of the ‘umbrella’ for Les Halles is drawn as a montage in a picture of the inside of Les Halles, the former big market place in Paris built in the 19th century using a steel glass construction.

Themes: -Ville Spatiale
- cultural space
Collection musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
Courtesy Marianne Homiridis
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1969 Section of the main space of the Umbrella for Des Halles.
1. infrastructure umbrella containing working spaces (construction site) / 2. covered plazas / 3. tribunes and … along the periphery of the ‘hole of the Halles’ / 4. covered public square bottom / 5. commercial center or other / 6. underground parking
Themes: -Ville Spatiale
- cultural space
Collection musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
Courtesy Marianne Homiridis
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1969 Top drawing, from left to right: suspended tribunes, open forum suspended 'ceiling', hanging marquee, suspended bazaar labyrinth, trees passing through the infrastructure / layers 4, 4 and 9 metres, total 17 metres

Bottom drawing, from left to right:
a 'labyrinth' under the umbrella, a 'caravanserai' under the umbrella, trees through the umbrella.
Themes: -Ville Spatiale
- cultural space
Collection musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
Courtesy Marianne Homiridis
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1969 Aerial view of the plan for the Umbrella for Les Halles in front of the church of St Eustache, showing elements of the Ville Spatiale.
Themes: -Ville Spatiale
- cultural space
Collection musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
Courtesy Marianne Homiridis
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1969 Aerial view of the plan for the Umbrella for Les Halles in front of the church of St Eustache, showing elements of the Ville Spatiale.
Themes: -Ville Spatiale
- cultural space
Collection musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
Courtesy Marianne Homiridis
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1969 Aerial view of the plan for the Umbrella for Les Halles in front of the church of St Eustache, showing elements of the Ville Spatiale. Themes: -Ville Spatiale
- cultural space
Collection musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
Courtesy Marianne Homiridis
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1969 Aerial view of the plan for the Umbrella for Les Halles in front of the church of St Eustache, showing the transparent ‘umbrella’.
Themes: -Ville Spatiale
- cultural space
Collection musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
Courtesy Marianne Homiridis