Sunday, August 06, 2006

Louvre rethinking glass pyramid

PARIS, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- The Louvre Museum, a Paris artistic icon, has been forced to reconsider its glass pyramid entrance due to a rapid increase in visitors. The Times of London reported that the pyramid and its underground atrium are unable to comfortably handle the 7.5 million visitors a year. U.S. architect Ieoh Ming Pei told The Times hadn't anticipated such big crowds when the pyramid was commissioned in 1989. [More]


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