La Géode is an Omnimax theatre in the Parc de la Villette at the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie in Paris. It opened on May 6, 1985. It is fitted with the only 12.1 sound system in the world, designed by Cabasse. After a similar venue located in La Défense closed in 2001, La Géode became the only spherical building in the Île-de-France region of France. La Géode is a sphere with a diameter of 36 metres, consisting of 6433 steel triangles. It cost 130 million francs to build. The films are projected on IMAX format on the giant half-spherical screen.
Source of description: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Géode wikipedia
This object belongs to Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie
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|Neighbourhood||La Villette (19th Arrondissement - Buttes-Chaumont)|
|Geographical coordinates||48.8955160, 2.3881590|
|Address||75019 Paris, Avenue Corentin-Cariou 30|
|More information||official website|