La Seine Musicale, a world-class concert hall on a redeveloping island west of Paris, is a masterpiece of structural, acoustic, and mechanical engineering.

Designed by the Pritzker prize-winning Japanese architect Shigeru Ban along with the local firm Jean de Gastines Architectes, the 36,000 m 2 concert venue features an iconic egg-shaped auditorium and a 30 m high curved “sail” that moves with the position of the sun.

The magazine of « The American Society of Civil Engineers » published an article about this musical masterpice written by Tancrède de Folleville, chief engineer at setec tpi et Jean-Bernard Datry, directeur chez setec tpi.  Discover here.