Grand Palais Éphémère is Paris’ New Arts Venue During the Restoration of Its 19th Century Counterpart


© Jad Sylla Photography

© Jad Sylla Photography

While the 19th century Grand Palais is undergoing renovation, a temporary structure will take its place in hosting Paris’ major art events. Located on Champs de Mars, between the Eiffel Tower and École Militaire, Grand Palais Éphémère designed Wilmotte & Associés is a modular project featuring a dramatic curved roof echoing the structures of the Expositions Universelles. Photographer Jad Sylla captures the new landmark of the Parisian art scene while also illustrating the construction process of this creative display of engineering.

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