Espace Fondation EDF. Espace Fondation EDF... The Espace Fondation EDF, a unique cultural centre with free admission for. Located in a former electrical substation built in 1910, the Espace Fondation EDF has received over 1 2 million visitors since its opening in 1990 . The Foundation organises temporary exhibitions, conferences, debates and school workshops, with a view to contributing to a better understanding of the world and exploring tomorrow 's world, by decompartmentalising the worlds of culture, the environment and science.