Plans Underway for Museum Wing Expansion in Budapest

14 March 2010 (Last Updated March 14th, 2010 18:30)

Plans are underway for the construction of a new underground wing of the Museum of Fine Arts located at Heroes Square in Budapest, Hungary. The 8,000m² new Heroes Square Visitor and Tourist Centre is estimated to cost 4bn forint ($20m). Designed by Hungarian architect Tamás K

Plans are underway for the construction of a new underground wing of the Museum of Fine Arts located at Heroes Square in Budapest, Hungary.

The 8,000m² new Heroes Square Visitor and Tourist Centre is estimated to cost 4bn forint ($20m).

Designed by Hungarian architect Tamás Karácsony, the modernised extension centre will feature a lecture hall, a 1,200m² exhibition space and commercial spaces, according to worldarchitecturenews.com.