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Iridescent Monet-inspired Mtropole building catches the light on the River Seine

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 31, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Lucy Wang) last modified Oct 30, 2017

Fish scale-like colored glass clads the iridescent headquarters of Métropole Rouen Normandie, a stunning new landmark for a “future eco-district” in France. Designed by Jacques Ferrier Architecture, the eye-catching building takes inspiration from the impressionist works of Claude Monet, who produced many paintings of the nearby Rouen Cathedral. More than just good looks, the multifaceted structure emphasizes smart energy consumption with passive thermal protection and rooftop solar panels. Located...





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