Paul Andreu

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Birthday
10, 1938
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Oct 11, 2018 (80)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1938
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Oct 11, 2018 (80)

About

Known for the planning and construction of many airports around the globe, including Charles de Gaulle Airport, Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, and Shanghai Pudong International Airport.

Before Fame

He graduated from Ecole Polytechnique in 1958. He assumed charge of Charles de Gaulle Airport (Roissy) in 1967; the ceiling of his seventh terminal, Terminal 2E, collapsed in 2004, killing four people; following the disaster, he said the building contractors failed to execute his designs accurately.

Trivia

He also designed the National Grand Theater of China.

Family Life

His family was residing in Cauderan, Gironde, when he was born.

Associated With

He was born in the same country as Brigitte Bardot.