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Museum of Contemporary Art Helga de Alvear
by Tuñón Arquitectos

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Tuñón Arquitectos has renovated and extended Museum of Contemporary Art Helga de Alvear in Cáceres, Spain.

The design is based on a strategy where the new and the recognisable can coexist. The plot forms a frontier for the city, both historically, as it is located in the old town's medieval border, and geographically, for it is a natural border of a valley.

The proposal brings back the plot's original trait of a transit piece of land where exchanges between the inside and outside of the city's wall occurred, becoming a permeable urban space again.


This project has been longlisted in the cultural building category of Dezeen Awards 2020.

Architect: Tuñón Arquitectos
Project: Museum of Contemporary Art Helga de Alvear
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