Detail View: Archivision Base to Module 9: Stade Sébastien Charléty

Preferred Title: 
Stade Sébastien Charléty
Alternate Title: 
Sébastien Charléty Stadium
Image View: 
Detail of service buildings on the north side
Creator: 
Bernard Louis Zehrfuss (French architect, 1911-1996); Henri Gaudin (French architect, born 1933)
Location: 
site: Paris, Île-de-France, France
Location Note: 
99, boulevard Kellermann
Date: 
1938-1939 (creation); 1991-1994 (alteration)
Cultural Context: 
French
Style Period: 
Modernist; Modern
Work Type 1: 
stadium
Classification: 
architecture
Material: 
steel; glass
Technique: 
construction (assembling)
Subjects: 
architectural exteriors; recreation and games; festivals; leisure; mixed-use
Description: 
The first major design by Bernard Zehrfuss was the Sébastien Charléty Stadium in Paris, opened 1939. Stade Sebastien Charléty, known simply as Stade Charléty or even sometimes just Charléty, is a multi-use stadium in Paris, France. It is now used primarily for rugby league matches. Officially, the current capacity of the stadium is 20,000 people. Henri Gaudin is responsible for the redevelopment of the Charléty Stadium, (first phase completed 1994), which he co-signed with his son Bruno Gaudin. (Source: Wikipedia; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page)
Collection: 
Archivision Addition Module Three
Identifier: 
1A2-F-P-SSE-A4
Rights: 
© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.