From the opening in October. The facade is made up of nearly 15,000 crackle-glazed tiles that capture the changing light.[/caption]
We get hundreds of news updates about Lisbon everyday. The best and most relevant stories we share with friends, guests and followers here on Tings Lisbon’s blog. Mostly stories about things that interest us personally or things that are relevant to our hotel or Graça.
Like this one from all the way from The Malaysian Online about the reopening of MAAT on Wednesday.
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After an initial opening in October, MAAT — the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology — in Lisbon reopens to the public on March 22 with two exhibitions that will show off the entirety of the new museum building. Designed by the architecture and design studio AL_A, the museum is housed in a brand-new, low-slung structure that joins a recently renovated power station, together making up a greater art campus. Located on the Tagus river in the neighbourhood of Belém, the MAAT building is designed so that visitors can walk over, under and through it. Inside, it contains four gallery spaces under an undulating roof, while outside, new public spaces have been created both atop the roof and along the water. Read the feature here]]>
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