During the earthquake as the rock fell from the mountains and the buildings collapsed the atmosphere was engulfed with dust, the light disappeared and it was difficult to breathe.
Designed by architects Allies and Morrison for client Exeter City Council, an intricate £10m scheme combining a contemporary new extension with a sensitive refurbishment of existing Victorian galleries at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, has just started construction in Exeter’s historic city centre
Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects have designed the new Wing Luke Asian Museum, scheduled to open on May 31, 2008. The firm’s design preserves and restores the historic fabric of the East Kong Yick Building and offers new and expanded space to the Wing Luke Asian Museum, a Smithsonian Institution affiliate.
The Pushkin is the finest museum of European art in Moscow and one of the world’s great cultural institutions. Building on the experience of projects such as the Carré d’Art in Nîmes and the Great Court at the British Museum, this masterplan aims to establish a thriving cultural quarter focused on the Pushkin.