NÎMES – The Musée de la Romanité, designed by Elizabeth de Portzamparc, shimmers in the light as it faces the exceptional piece of history embedded in the city – the Arenas …
BLAAVAND – The Tirpitz bunker is the biggest and heaviest of 200 bunkers along the Danish coast and has been turned into collection of museums.
LUND – Elding Oscarson's museum extension employs Corten steel to create a distinctive contrast.
CHERNYAKHOVSK – The warehouse of a brandy distillery is able to accommodate meetings and receptions, as well as incorporating a small museum, tasting room and viewing platform.
NANTES – A palace, a chapel and a cube have come together in a momentous renovation project in the west of France.
MORA – A disused train station and accompanying warehouse have been renovated into a museum for megaliths and prehistoric monuments in central Portugal.
SEVILLE – In March 2017, Seville became the eighth Spanish city to inaugurate a Caixaforum. The project repurposes a space that previously existed as a subterranean car park.
RIBE – The recently refurbished Wadden Sea Centre on the western coast of Denmark has opened an extra wing to create approximately 1000-sqm of additional exhibition space.
HELLERUP – An intervention of Experimentarium in Denmark has doubled the size of the science museum, changing the design from an introverted building to an engaging attraction.
LILLEHAMMER – A museum in a small Norwegian town keeps outgrowing its home. For the second time in its 52-year existence, the Lillehammer Art Museum has been extended.
DAVIS – West of Sacramento, the University of California's new art museum has a patchwork roof that mimics the patterns from the surrounding farmland.
PRATO – The size of the Centro Pecci museum has doubled thanks to Dutch architect Maurice Nio, whose signature marks the striking extension of the original building.
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