02 Sep '11, 5pm

Converted Castles: 13 Preserved Palaces & Fortresses

Converted Castles: 13 Preserved Palaces & Fortresses

Leaving the historic exterior largely untouched, Italian architects EM2 converted a castle in the Alps into a mountaintop museum. Messner Mountain Museum houses a permanent exhibition about people who live in mountain communities around the world. EM2 added wooden stairways to many of the rooms, opened up the basement and constructed a few new spaces out of unfinished timber.

Full article: http://webecoist.com/2011/09/02/converted-castles-13-pres...

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