An Open Bulding Site

Follow Live the construction

From the 15th of September to the 22nd of October, you can book a guided visit of this unusual building site and follow on line, day after day, the major stages of this construction in the middle of Paris.

From the building of the wooden framework to the setting of the second-hand street lights, as well as the delivery and fitting of the used wooden doors, discover in situ and online the major stages of this building site that has for a mission to be open to all and to become a moment of sharing and an educational place.


September 2015
Wednesday 23rd and 30th of September from noon to 1pm
Saturday 26th of September from noon to 1pm

October 2015
Wednesday 7th and 14th of October from noon to 1pm
Saturday 3rd, 10th and 17th of October from noon to 1pm

Free registrations
Free but necessary registration:
Requests accepted until 24 hours before the beginning of the visit
Duration of the visit: 30 minutes
Visit capacity: 15 people maximum
Mandatory helmets (provided)


15th of September: First day of the building site
15th - 18th of September: assembly of the wooden frame
22nd of September - 1st of October: cutting and fitting of the doors for the façades
25th - 28th of September: fitting of the interior floor
29th - 30th of September: setting of the interior lighting
29th of September - 2nd of October: roofinsulation
2nd - 7th of October: insulation and lining of the ground floor
5th - 7th of October: fitting and finishing of the façade on the ground floor 
5th - 12th of October: roof lining 
12th of October: painting of the walls and celling
5th - 9th of October : fitting of the exterior flooring (recovered from “Paris Plage” or Paris beach)
19th of October: delivery of the furniture 
20th - 22nd of October: exhibition setup
24th of October: opening of the Circular Pavilion to the public