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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Musée d'Orsay (Paris, Île-de-France, France)en_US
dc.coverage.temporal1898-1900 (creation); 1980-1986 (alteration)en_US
dc.creatorLaloux, Victor Alexandre Frédéricen_US
dc.creatorAulenti, Gaetanaen_US
dc.creatorACT Architectureen_US
dc.date1898-1900en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-04-26T19:20:02Z
dc.date.available2013-04-26T19:20:02Z
dc.date.issued1898-1900en_US
dc.identifier211070en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 6en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/118560
dc.descriptionContextual view of original train station (by Victor Laloux, 1900), from northeast across Seine; The Gare d'Orsay was opened in 1900 (to coincide with the Exposition Universelle) but with cessation of rail service in 1939 to the station because of the short platforms, lay abandoned until it was transformed into an art gallery and re-opened as the Musée d'Orsay in 1986. [Parts of the building, including the hotel had remained in use until 1973.] The change from steam to non-polluting electric power traction inside allowed the original rail station to be designed in an opulent single integrated space which influenced later large railway stations in the US. ACT Architecture members: Renaud Bardon, Pierre Colboc and Jean-Paul Philippon. Source: Musée d'Orsay [website]; http://www.musee-orsay.fr/en/ (accessed 4/26/2010)en_US
dc.format.mediumglass; stone; cast iron; tileen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectural exteriorsen_US
dc.subjectengineering and industryen_US
dc.subjectmanufacturingen_US
dc.subjectArt museumsen_US
dc.subjectTransportationen_US
dc.subjecttrain stationen_US
dc.subjectcoffered ceilingen_US
dc.subjectarchen_US
dc.subjectBeaux-Artsen_US
dc.subjectPostmodernen_US
dc.titleMusée d'Orsayen_US
dc.title.alternativeGare d'Orsayen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A1-AG-MO-A1en_US
vra.culturalContextFrenchen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktyperailroad stationen_US
vra.worktypeart museumen_US
dc.contributor.displayACT Architecture (French architectural firm, founded ca. 1982); Gaetana Aulenti (Italian architect, born 1927); Victor Alexandre Frédéric Laloux (French architect, 1850-1937)en_US


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