Constructing the Temporary Grand Palais

Kera Till - le GPE
© Kera Till

Preparations for the construction of the Temporary Grand Palais began on 15 July on the Plateau Joffre on the Champ-de-Mars. As of 27 July, visitors have been greeted by a dreamlike and poetic frieze by the illustrator Kera Till, which will remain in place until 2021 while the structure is built. Head to the Champ-de-Mars and have a look!





The major construction stages

Mid-July 2020: the site prepared and the trees, ground, statues, fountains and architectural elements protected
Early September 2020: first portico of the framework raised
Mid-October 2020: membrane roof installed
Late November 2020: façades erected
Mid-December 2020: landscaping work completed
Early 2021: site opens to the public

Information and communication tools designed for the public

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For any questions regarding the project, you can send an email to the following address: Or a letter to this address: Grand Palais Éphémère - Plateau Joffre, 75007, PARIS

Publication date : October 2019