History and visit the Maison de Radio- France in Paris
The " Maison de Radio France" in Paris is located on Avenue du President Kennedy in the 16th arrondissement of Paris city. It is also known as the home of the radio or the round house. Construction of the building took place between 1952 and 1963. It was designed by architect Henry Bernard . It stands on the banks of the Seine. It was inaugurated December 14, 1963 by the President of the French Republic Charles de Gaulle. The Minister of State for Cultural Affairs André Malraux had attended the inauguration. This building was originally to host the headquarters of the French broadcasters destination.
The construction of a building intended for purposes of broadcasting was seen in the 1950s. It was in 1952 that the State has obtained a land where there was an old gas plant in the 16th arrondissement . Since its inception until June 1964, the building housed the French television broadcast followed by the Office of French broadcasters until December 1974. Currently , she hosts the management as well as various radio services Geographic France . It has 1,000 offices and 61 recording studios. It also has auditoriums that serve as studios for television. A Symphony Hall called Olivier Messiaen room is in the hotel. A museum designed for exhibitions from the world of television and broadcasting was in this structure. It outlines the history of broadcasting and communication . It also allows you to discover several inventions in this field such as optical telegraph or a large collection of televisions and radios. A reconstruction of a television studio of the 30s is also in the museum. It was the name of the Maison de Radio France since 1 January 1975.
La Maison de Radio France in the shape of a crown measuring 500 meters in circumference. It is also equipped with a tower 68 meters high. Logos of Radio France were inspired by the shape of the building . It covers an area of 100,000 square meters. The building enclosure is made of aluminum . The building is heated by geothermal energy and heating system is fed by water from the basin of the Albian with a temperature 27 ° C. As the Elysee Palace and the building of the former Air Ministry , this property has a fallout shelter . Reconstruction works were launched in 2005 by the architectural studio practices. The rehabilitation of the fire was the central tower in the project. It was during the work that has been set up for the symphony hall that can accommodate up to 1400 people. It has underground parking and a garden . The work carried out in the whole building coûtèrent about 384 million euros .
La Maison de Radio France offers the public the opportunity to attend some free concert recordings and broadcasts. It offers an unforgettable experience by attending live broadcasts . It is served by several subway stations , including: station Passy, the Ranelagh metro station La Muette , the Mirabeau station and the station Bir Hakeim . It is also served by the RER and a few bus lines.
Taxi shuttle toLa Maison de Radio France in Paris
La Maison de France is located at a distance of 18 km from Orly Airport , 32 km from Charles de Gaulle Airport and 88 km from Beauvais Airport .