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The New MAAT Museum opened in Lisbon
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The new MAAT Museum, Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, designed by Amanda Levete, is now open to the public on the banks of Lisbon’s Tagus River. The opening of the museum occurred along with the 2016 4th edition of the Lisbon Architecture Triennale, happening from 5th October to 11th December. Since its foundation in 2007, LAT has been spreading knowledge and interchange about contemporary architecture by sponsoring an open dialogue between professionals and the general public.

MAAT Museum

MAAT is held within two buildings: a new structure, designed by Amanda Levete’s London-based practice; and a former power station, which has been newly renovated.

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MAAT Museum

Along with Amanda Levete, Ho-Yin Ng, and Alice Dietsch, Max Arrocet is one of AL_A’s (Amanda Levete’s London-based practice) four directors. Having joined the office in 2007, Arrocet was made a director in 2012, and has lead the design of the museum.

MAAT Museum

This new institution – MAAT Museum – pretends to explore contemporary culture through visual arts, new media, architecture, technology, and science. It allows a unique and unforgettable experience to visitors, being able to walk over, under, and through the museum complex, with a waterfront promenade leading to an elevated roof terrace.

MAAT Museum

At this terrace, you will be gifted with wonderful views towards the river, with 25 de Abril suspension bridge, and the Cristo Rei monument, in order to restore the historic connection between the city and the water. Steps lead down into the river, covered with water at high tide, creating a constantly changing environment. Above, an overhanging façade covered in 15,000 3D tiles is a reference to Portugal’s rich tradition of ceramics.

MAAT Museum

Source: DailyDesignNews

See also: London Natural History Museum Renovated By Niall McLaughlin

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