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Silesian Museum, Katowice

Project: Presenting a new concept for a former coal mine: the architecturally fascinating rebuild of the Silesian Museum in Katowice. A prime example of contemporary architecture and regional identity. The winning project of an international competition to build the new Silesian Museum.

Location: Dobrowolskiego 1 | 40-205 Katowice | Poland

Surface: 25,000 sq. ft.
Architekt: Riegler Riewe Architects, Graz
Owner: Muzeum Slaskie, 40-005 Katowice
Installation: Metalplast-Stolarka Sp. z o. o., 43-440 Goleszów
Glass Safety: ICE-H toughened safety glass / laminated safety glass
Substructure: Steel, cable construction


Completed: 2013

„What used to be working culture, is now exhibition culture.“
– Architect Roger Riewe talks about the modern transformation to a stage setting.