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Rem Koolhaas Will Design New Building for State Hermitage Museum in Russia

Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas will design a new project for the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg. RIA Novosti and The Calvert Journal report that the new building will be “located in the museum's storage facility in Staraya Derevnya in the north of the city” and that it “will house the Hermitage Library, the Costume Museum, the gallery's publishing arm, and a public event space.” This projects marks Koolhaas’ continued presence in Russia; he has been collaborating and teaching at the Strelka Institute and is currently working on the Garage Centre for Contemporary Culture in Moscow's Gorky Park.

Cite:Becky Quintal. "Rem Koolhaas Will Design New Building for State Hermitage Museum in Russia" 28 Jun 2013. ArchDaily. Accesed . <http://www.archdaily.com/395517/rem-koolhaas-will-design-new-building-for-state-hermitage-museum-in-russia/>