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Messages of an exhibition: Showcase of Dominique Perrault’s work in Tokyo

Metal mesh – the means of expression of a new artistic style

His meteoric rise began at the end of the 1980s with the Bibliothèque Nationale de France in Paris when, aged just 36, Dominique Perrault won a prestigious international design competition sponsored by the then President of France, Francois Mitterrand. As the dominant style element he used metal mesh manufactured by GKD – Gebr. Kufferath AG for the first time and developed the new architectural style of “wrapping” using the textile structure of this industrial material. With this minimalist design he immediately made an international name for himself. From then on metal mesh was to be a frequently used tool of his architectural vision to merge architecture with its environment. In various projects, including the Berlin Sports Centre for Cycling and Swimming, the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg and the Madrid Stadium, Perrault was constantly inspired to new interpretations in his work by the functionality and subtlety of woven metal membranes. In 2008 the Pompidou Centre in Paris awarded him a major exhibition for the first time. And just two years later the Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery is following up on the success of the show in France. From 23 October to 26 December 2010 it will be displaying a cross-section of Dominique Perrault’s work from the design of the French National Library up to the present day.

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