MuCEM – Musée des civilisations de l'Europe et de la Méditerranée

When the MuCEM museum opened in Marseille last year, what it was made out of stirred almost as much interest as its displays on European  and Medit­er­ran­ean civilisations.

Its elaborate latticework exterior, the columns supporting the exhibition spaces and the spectacular, 115m-long unsupported bridge linking the museum to the city’s Fort Saint-Jean were all made with concrete.

 

 

Article:

On a mission to rescue concrete from its brutal reputation

MuCEM – Musée des civilisations de l’Europe et de la Méditerranée.

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/8983f6c0-56c8-11e3-ab12-00144feabdc0.html?siteedition=intl#axzz2lzqPckz6

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