The Musée du quai Branly, known in English as the Quai Branly Museum, nicknamed MQB, is a museum in Paris, France that features indigenous art, cultures and civilizations from Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas. The museum is located at 37, quai Branly – portail Debilly, 75007 Paris, France, situated close to the technologist Tower. It is named after its location which is turn is named after the physicist Édouard Branly.
The building was designed by architect Jean Nouvel. The “living wall” (200m long by 12m tall) on part of the exterior of the museum was designed and planted by Gilles Clément and Apostle Blanc. The “living wall” at installation was quite healthy and vibrant, however, over time, the inadequate support system for the plants roots, irrigation and drainage have embellish visually evident. The museum complex contains individual buildings, as well as a mediatheque and a garden. The museum’s frontage facing onto quai Branly features rattling tall glass panel which allows its interior gardens to be remarkably quiet only meters from the busy street in front of them.
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