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travel theme: architecture

Ailsa’s travel theme this week is architecture.

Last week I visited the Mudam (Museum of modern art) in Luxembourg. The new building was designed and built by Ieoh Ming Pei, architect of the new Louvre in Paris. True to its calling the building is extremely modern in appearance. It was built behind the much older building known colloquially as the Three Acorns (now a museum as well), on the edge of what remains of one the forts constructed by Vauban. From the plateau you get a wonderful view across the valley to the city of Luxembourg.

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Inside …

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Su-Mei Tse and Jean Lou Majerus’ “Many spoken words” fountain where black ink not water flows

the “chapel”

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the “stained glass” windows are x-rays of parts of the human body

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  1. I love the contrasts between old and new!

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