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Monday, November 29, 2010

Museo Soumaya in Mexico City

Picture from wired.co.uk
¨In 2011, the Museo Soumaya in Mexico City will open its new building -- a 16,000 square metre facility designed by Fernando Romero from architectural firm LAR. The construction, which is pictured above, will house the second largest private collection of works by French sculptor Auguste Rodin in the world.
The museum, which was established in 1994 by the Carlos Slim foundation, is part of the city's redevelopment of an industrial zone dating from the 1940s. The contents will be spread over six floors, which also include an auditorium for 350 people, library, a restaurant, and a "multi-purpose gathering lounge", which probably just means a lobby.¨(...)
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Museo Soumaya. From arqhys.com

2 comments:

  1. The new Soumaya Museum will become the new architectural icon of the mexico city. Also the building will open in late February.

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  2. Thank you Armando, and congratulations!

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