Gallery: Gorgeous Wood-Wrapped Alesia Museum Rises in Burgundy, France

The museum’s roof holds an elevated park that gives visitors a sprawling view of the battle site. Grass, shrubs, and trees grow on the roof, helping to filter rain water, provide shade to visitors, and insulate the building.  The roof garden also helps the building blend flawlessly into the battlefield terrain.  The museum will focus on elements and narratives of the events of the battle.

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