Cité de l’architecture & du patrimoine | Exhibition

Aerodream. Architecture, design and inflatable structures 1950-2020

from 06 October 2021 to 14 February 2022

Palais de Chaillot - 1 place du Trocadéro et du 11 novembre - 75116 Paris

Trocadéro - Passy - 16e Arrondissement

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Description

From 6 October to 14 February 2022, the Cité de l'architecture & du patrimoine is showing the exhibition Aerodream. Architecture, design and inflatable structures 1950-2020. More than 250 monumental inflatable structures designed by architects, engineers, and designers from the 1950s to the present day are on display along a discovery trail through the galleries of the Cité. These extraordinary works have been created in connection with events, and architectural or urban projects, representing a mix of different artistic trends.

Audience

All public

Prices and times

From 11am to 7pm. Closed on Tuesday. Booking strongly recommended

€9. Reduced rate: €6

Methods of payment

  • CB/Visa
  • Eurocard/Mastercard
  • JCB card
  • Diners Club
  • China Union Pay card
  • Chèque Vacances

Cité de l’architecture & du patrimoine

The Cité de l'architecture et du Patrimoine is housed in the Palais de Chaillot, on the parvis du Trocadéro in the 16th arrondissement of Paris and offers a breathtaking view of the Eiffel Tower. The Cité comprises a museum, a library, an auditorium, a school for architects, a specialist bookshop and a restaurant. 22,000m² . The Cité is entirely devoted to architecture and urban planning, a place to make discoveries, look, learn, understand and enjoy strolling around. The Cité provides a unique experience: a tour of France and its finest buildings and constructions from the Middle Ages to the present day in 1hr30. A collection of life-size models and reproductions; a museum of architecture in 3D! The Cité de l'architecture et du Patrimoine has three galleries in which the permanent collections are presented: the gallery of life-size casts, the gallery of paintings and stained glass windows and the gallery of models of modern and contemporary architecture.

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Cité de l’architecture & du patrimoine

Palais de Chaillot - 1 place du Trocadéro et du 11 novembre
75116 Paris
https://www.citedelarchitecture.fr/en

  • Subway - Trocadéro
  • RER - Champ de Mars - Tour Eiffel
  • Bus - 22, 30, 32, 63, 82

Offer adapted to disabled visitors

  • Hearing Hearing
  • Mental Mental
  • Physical Physical
  • Visual Visual

Access facilities

  • Adapted activities and visits
  • Loan of wheelchairs
  • Free admission for disabled visitors on presentation of proof
  • Free admission for the accompanying person

Accessibility information

Physical disability:
- Establishment accessible to wheelchair users.
- Reserved space in the auditorium.
- Reception/cash desk with a low, hollowed-out reception bank at the bottom.
- Adapted toilet facilities equipped with a transfer bar and a wash basin with hollowed-out lower part.
- Staircase with compensation system provided (lift, elevator, inclined plane).
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Visual Impairment:
- Manipulable devices in permanent collections.
- Tactile and descriptive group visits offered on request and for individuals once every three months.
- Adapted documentation.
- Stairs with tactile and visual contrasts before the first descending steps, with continuous handrails, with contrasting stair nosing.
- transparent glass doors /walls with contrasting elements.
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Hearing Impairment:
- Possibility of booking and contact by email.
- Audio phones with magnetic loops.
- Guided tour in French Sign Language.
- Light flashes coupled with audible fire alarm.
- Booking and/or payment possible on the website.

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Mental Disability:
- In the permanent collections, contextualization of the works presented on an illustrated card.
- Group workshops, based on observation, discussion and a sensitive approach to the collections provided on request.
- Staff trained/briefed,
- Entrance door with surveillance, visible from reception/cash desk.


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Contact: publics@citechaillot.fr / +33 (0) 1 58 51 52 00

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