a tale of a few cities

Centre Pompidou Metz

Posted in architecture by petercombe on April 24, 2010

spot the Smurf

METZ, France — From afar, the new Pompidou museum in this postindustrial landscape resembles an enormous snow-white toadstool rising out of a wasteland. The avant-garde shape of the building in this otherwise sleepy provincial city of Lorraine, in once German eastern France, has inspired a flood of nicknames. The mayor calls it the Smurf House…more

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