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Glass-Enclosed Museum Facades

The Vincent Van Gogh Museum Will Soon Unveil Its New Spacious Foyer

— September 5, 2015 — Art & Design
The Vincent Van Gogh Museum will soon reveal its renovated foyer. The long-awaited entrance hall will welcome museum goers with a spacious and elegant venue, large enough to comfortably house a ticket office, coat room and gift shop.

The transparent all-glass facade and roof are supported by a steel structure. Matching the wall's theme are the unique transparent stairs that are used to access the foyer. An abundance of natural light fills the entire lobby, creating a stark contrast to traditionally dark and crowded museums.

The bright open lobby adds an extra 800 square meters of flexible and adaptable space. The new modern addition makes the Vincent Van Gogh Museum Foyer the perfect place to hold parties, weddings and receptions.
Trend Themes
1. Transparent Museum Facades - The use of transparent glass facades in museums creates a bright and open atmosphere, transforming the traditional museum experience.
2. Flexible Museum Spaces - The addition of flexible and adaptable spaces in museums allows for a variety of events and gatherings, expanding the museum's potential uses.
3. Natural Light in Museums - The incorporation of natural light in museum design creates a more inviting and immersive environment.
Industry Implications
1. Architecture - Architects and designers can explore innovative ways to incorporate transparent facades and flexible spaces in museum designs.
2. Event Planning - Event planners can take advantage of the newly available flexible spaces in museums for hosting parties, weddings, and receptions.
3. Museum Management - Museum managers can consider incorporating more natural light into their existing spaces to enhance the visitor experience.
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