Gallery: Lenbachhaus Museum Reopens in Munich with Foster + Partners’ J...

 
The Lenbachhaus Museum in Munich reopened this week with a modern new wing designed by Foster + Partners. During the construction of the new wing, dubbed the 'Jewel Box,' the museum's historic buildings, which date back to 1891, were renovated and retrofitted to improve their environmental performance. As part of the renovation, a new low-energy lighting system was added and an energy-efficient water-based heating and cooling system was installed.

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