Once again we have had an eye out for the biggest, most interesting and a bit of quirky architecture news.
The new expansion of the Louvre in Lens is 360 meters of steel and glass unfolding on top of an old coal mine and expected to attract 500.000 visitors each year. It is a museum that aims at educating visitors in how to look at art and on top of that revitalize the post-industrial town Lens in France.
Moving. Norman Foster on Art
Carré d’Art, Nîmes Museum of Contemporary Art
On view: May 03, 2013 - September 15, 2013
British architect and Pritzker Prize laureater Norman Foster celebrates the completion of the Carré d’Art in NÎme, France, 20 years ago by curating the special exhibition Moving. The exhibition displays 138 works by 66 artists from 14 countries and covers almost a 200 year period from British master landscape painter William Turner’s early 19th century watercolors to contemporary video pieces.
The Małopolska Garden of Arts (MGA) is the work of Polish studio Ingarden & Ewý, and is currently one of the most celebrated building in Kraków, Poland. With the help of structural remnants of a former horse-riding arena, the MGA merges a theatre and library, bringing a contemporary aura adjacent to Kraków's historic center.
Download images of the Musée de Préhistoire des Gorges du Verdon by Norman Foster & Partners. The Musée de Préhistoire is Europe's largest museum of prehistory located on an exceptional archaeological site, rich in traces of the life of Stone Age man, to which this new museum is devoted. Photographed by Kirsten Kiser.