Musée de l'Homme
Paris | France
The Musée de l'Homme has undergone a comprehensive architectural renovation under the direction of architects Brochet-Lajus-Pueyo. The museum outfitting was designed by Zette Cazalas’ Zen+dCo agency. Permasteelisa Group worked closely with Zen+dCo to design and implement all the structures needed to display the important exhibits the museum owns, including the only intact Cro-Magnon man skull. The new Musée de l'Homme has a total space of 16,000 sqm (172,200 sq ft) covering four floors. There are more than 3,000 sqm (32,200 sq ft) of museum exhibition space and over 70,000 items on display. They are organised into three general themes - understanding mankind and our relationship with other living things, mankind’s origins and an examination of how we should adapt to tomorrow’s world.
Scope of Work
Fit-out of the permanent exhibition works. Construction and installation of more than 2,000 custom-made supports, located inside thirty air-conditioned showcases measuring up to 12 meters long and 4 meters high, equivalent to more than 800 sqm (8,600 sq ft) of glass.