The conversion of the former Orsay station into a museum was one of the major cultural building works in Paris of the 1970s and 1980s. The existing building, after underpinning work 17 m below ground level, was reinforced and waterproofed.




EPMO (public authority in charge of the Musée d'Orsay)

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Key challenges

The renovation and conversion of this old building required a multitude of techniques. The prime contractor also had to manage a project combining experts in civil engineering, construction and the art world.