Frank Gehry’s Glass Cloud Opens in Paris

The Guardian
October 20, 2014
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Architect Frank Gehry’s glass cloud, nicknamed The Iceberg, was unveiled last week in Paris. The building, commissioned by France’s wealthiest man Bernard Arnault, includes an auditorium, art galleries and a stepped waterfall, according to an Oct. 17 article from the Guardian.

Saint-Gobain produced the 3,600 glass panels for the project out of its factory in Italy. The framing for the complex glass structure consists of a mix of massive wooden beams and a metal support system, according to the article.

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