Edmund Sumner has shared with us images from his recent visit to Lyon, France, where he photographed Coop Himmelb(l)au’s newly completed Musée des Confluences. Perched on a century-old artificial peninsula at the confluence of the Rhône and Saône rivers, the “museum of knowledge,” as Coop Himmelb(l)au affectionately refers to it, is distinct for its “iconic gateway” - an openly traversable “Crystal” that provides multi-level access to the museum’s exhibition spaces and views of the building's unique context. Step inside, after the break.
Coop Himmelb(l)au’s Musée des Confluences Through the Lens of Edmund Sumner
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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Coop Himmelb(l)au’s Musée des Confluences Through the Lens of Edmund Sumner" 05 Mar 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/606061/coop-himmelb-l-au-s-musee-des-confluences-through-the-lens-of-edmund-sumner> ISSN 0719-8884
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