Pyramid ( Louvre - Paris)
Ieoh Ming Pei
Inaugurated on 30th March 1989, this pyramid of glass and iron serves as a perfect modern counterpoint to the light stone of the palace.Pei's pyramid is 21.6 metres high and is made of 673 panes of glass . It divides the faï¿½ade of the palace into a multitude of kaleidoscopic views.
It leads to the basement, to the reception desk, the temporary exhibitions, the auditorium and the boutiques and restaurants.