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Quai Branly Museum, Paris

(continuer en français)

The design of the Quai Branly Museum was entrusted to Jean Nouvel, one of the most prominent contemporary French architects of international renown. The building occupied by the museum’s administration is covered with a vertical garden of 18,000 plants from all over the world, in coherence with the museum’s vocation. Over time, other plants have made their way in, brought by the wind or the birds.

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    • It is a temptation in many countries to try to use the buildings walls as a support for vegetation to improve the quality of cities. These are just the beginnings.


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