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UNOBTRUSIVE, SIMPLE, PRACTICAL & FUN

The 2013 L'Ombriere de Norman Foster, is simple yet incredibly eye-catching. A slender canopy made... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
KTGP
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Adelaide, Australia
Trompe-l’œil

This is one of those art installations that I think will become iconic in a city like Marseille. It... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
AlexB10499
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Providence, Rhode Island
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26 Aug 2018
“UNOBTRUSIVE, SIMPLE, PRACTICAL & FUN”
13 Aug 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

This is like the "Emperor's New Clothes." Everyone ooohs and ahhhhs over what is supposed to be. Just what is this all about? Well, there was a public improvement project for the redevelopment project of the quay side (marina, dock, etc.) in circa 2010. Briton...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

The 2013 L'Ombriere de Norman Foster, is simple yet incredibly eye-catching. A slender canopy made of mirror-polished stainless steel with slim pillars. It measures 46 metres x 22 metres and stands 6 metres high. The structure is unobtrusive and blends into the surrounding area, in...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

This is one of those art installations that I think will become iconic in a city like Marseille. It might just be because of its reflective nature, but it reminds me of Cloud Gate in Chicago. It might not be quite so famous, but it’s...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

Sur le Vieux Port, between the sea and la Cannebière, l’Ombrière is a gigantic mirrored ceiling to protect from the sun or rain while waiting for a ferry, to the great enjoyment of locals and tourists. Great spot to photograph

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