"Look up!"

Introduction to the eco-responsible architecture of Guy Rottier and discovery of the Turbulences building of Jakob+MacFarlane. 16.71 m high, you will have to look up to understand its construction!

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About the venue

88 rue du Colombier, 45000 Orléans
  • Musée, salle d'exposition
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  • Édifice industriel, scientifique et technique
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  • Villes et Pays d'art et d'histoire
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  • Patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO

At the beginning of 1990s, the Regional Collections of Contemporary Art of the Centre (TAIL COAT(FRAC) Centre) orientate his(her,its) collection on the report(relationship) between art and architecture. Compound(Made up) of about 600 works, 800 models of architecture, more than 15 000 drawings, as well as architects' numerous bottoms, it establishes(constitutes) an unique(only) heritage today and takes place at the same level that the biggest(greatest) collections of architecture. In September, 2013, the TAIL COAT(FRAC) Centre settled down on the site of the old(former) military Livelihood in Orléans, which received, since 1999, the international event(demonstration) of architecture ArchiLab and TAIL COAT(FRAC) Centre becomes Turbulence-. Place of discovery and of user-friendliness(conviviality), Turbulence - TAIL COAT(FRAC) Centre proposes to the visitors an interdisciplinary and new artistic experience(experiment).

Access: entered boulevard Rocheplatte

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