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The Pyramids

Indianapolis, USA
by Kevin Roche

The Pyramids are three pyramid-shaped office buildings that are part of 200 arce a commercial development in College Park, Indianapolis, Indiana. The structures occupy 45 acres (180,000 m2) of land situated on a 25-acre (100,000 m2) lake. Each pyramids has three cable passenger elevators. The Art..

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The building uses the cantilever to form an inverted pyramid (similar to City Hall Boston9, 10.11), all placed on a pedestal vitré12. This choice corresponds to the application of a "testimony of contemporary architecture" formulated by the Ministry of Culture (then headed by André Malraux),..

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Louvre Pyramid

Paris, France
by I. M. Pei

The Louvre Pyramid (Pyramide du Louvre) is a large glass and metal pyramid, surrounded by three smaller pyramids, in the main courtyard (Cour Napoléon) of the Louvre Palace (Palais du Louvre) in Paris. When François Mitterrand was elected President of France in 1981, he laid out an ambitious plan..

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The main characteristic of Tirana’s city center is its monumentality, with administrative and cultural buildings as well as public institutions concentrated along the main boulevard. In 1985, a pyramid building was erected on a former park, today known as Pyramid Square. The pyramid was..

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