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This article was published on April 22, 2011


    Gorgeous New Centre for Digital Art and Music in Paris [Photos]

    Gorgeous New Centre for Digital Art and Music in Paris [Photos]
    Courtney Boyd Myers
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    Courtney Boyd Myers

    Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups gr Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups grow internationally. Previously, she was the Features Editor and East Coast Editor of TNW covering New York City startups and digital innovation. She loves magnets + reading on a Kindle. You can follow her on Facebook, Twitter @CBM and .

    The following stunning images portray the new Centre for Digital Art and Contemporary Music that opened its doors in Paris last month.  The historical building was constructed in 1862 acting as a cultural theater house known as Lyrique La Gaîté. Architect Manual Gautrand designed the modern building using a “box within a box” concept.

    According to KNSTRCT, a design aficionado blog, before Gautrand, the building went through a 14 year renovation in the 80′s which layed the groundwork for it’s large renovation into the Centre for Digital and Contemporary Music. The renovated building features three prominent rooms using an advanced sound insulation system. In addition to the three rooms are the “éclaireuses,” which are the most important design elements of the restructuring. These small mobile units serve as board books, work and entertainment station, can freely move around the room on wheels and are easily wired with the ceiling.