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Coals to Culture: The Louvre Lens

Atop the coal pits and under the sky, an ethereal "anti-Louvre" is emerging. Extending its treasures to a mining town in north-eastern France, the iconic French museum is to serve a population owed a debt of cultural infrastructure. Bill Millard looks at how SANAA and its collaborators are responding to demanding conditions with a refreshing, respectful new building.

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