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The Adrien Dubouché National Porcelain Museum

Boris Podrecca Architekten

Launched in 2003, the international competition to design an extension for the Musée de la Porcelaine Adrien Dubouché in Limoges included a brief to overhaul the entire museum, created at the end of the 19th century not only to house the magnificent treasures of a famous collector but also to narrate the history of porcelain in an area of France synonymous with its manufacture. As well as extend the museum’s overall surface area and exhibition space to allow broader display of its collector items, the brief also entailed creating a research and information centre that would highlight the link between industrial techniques and artistic creativity.
The winner, architect Boris Podrecca, took the connection between architecture and the museum concept as his cue. The extension joins and coordinates the parallel volumes of the old building. The new structure...

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