Check out this new Museum for Contemporary Art designed by Swiss architect, Christian Kerez. Part of a larger master plan to revitalize Warsaw, the $91 million museum will house the country’s largest collection of contemporary art, attracting an estimated 800,000 visitors per year to this fast growing metropolis. The museum is situated in the center of Warsaw which demonstrates what Kerez sees as “a powerful statement” by making a cultural institution, rather than a commercial or residential one, rest at the heart of the city. More images, another video, and more about the project after the break. The L-shaped museum, which will be situated next to the 230-meter-high Palace of Science and Culture, displays Kerez’ modern style and his emphasis of simplicity and materiality. ”It’s a magnificent work. Avant-garde architecture which is still in harmony with the surroundings – the square, the streets and [Świętokrzyski] park,” said Polish-born architect Daniel Libeskind, who was a member of the jury.
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