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This is like the "Emperor's New Clothes." Everyone ooohs and ahhhhs over what is supposed to be. Just what is this all about?
Well, there was a public improvement project for the redevelopment project of the quay side (marina, dock, etc.) in circa 2010. Briton...More
The 2013 L'Ombriere de Norman Foster, is simple yet incredibly eye-catching. A slender canopy made of mirror-polished stainless steel with slim pillars. It measures 46 metres x 22 metres and stands 6 metres high. The structure is unobtrusive and blends into the surrounding area, in...More
This is one of those art installations that I think will become iconic in a city like Marseille. It might just be because of its reflective nature, but it reminds me of Cloud Gate in Chicago. It might not be quite so famous, but it’s...More
Sur le Vieux Port, between the sea and la Cannebière, l’Ombrière is a gigantic mirrored ceiling to protect from the sun or rain while waiting for a ferry, to the great enjoyment of locals and tourists.
Great spot to photograph