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Les Porte-Vents - STADLER Workshop

This playful, graphic art creation elicits the famous Château de Candé automatic organ. With its mechanics and flutes largely hidden behind the Castle walls, the intention here was to bring them to the forefront of the Estate.

The work is technically named after the small ducts that supply air to the larger pipes of the organ that are far removed from the wind chest of the instrument.

Smaller pipes, bent at the end, allow communication from one end of the installation to the other. These acoustic pipes are also reminiscent of the ingenious mechanical systems of the time, which already allowed for the modernization of places like Candé.