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Ever Wonder How They Do It?

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012
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Washing the Inverted Glass Pyramid

Washing the Inverted Glass Pyramid
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Have you ever wondered how the inverted glass pyramid in the Carrousel du Louvre gets cleaned? The answer is, “Very carefully!”

I happened by the Carrousel du Louvre today and saw two workmen suspended inside the pyramid washing the glass, while two other workmen stood on the glass base as they cleaned it. For the two inside, it was a tedious job to stabilize themselves with mountain-climbing gear while hanging from the guy-wires. Give me a desk job over this any time!

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