Velux Modular Skylights for roof of Narbonne museum of antiquities

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The new museum of antiquities in Narbonne, France, celebrates completion of the building envelope with Velux Modular Skylights installed on the roof.

Velux Modular Skylights for major architectural milestone
The president of the Région Occitanie, Carole Delga, Mayor of Narbonne, Didier Mouly and the President of the Metropole of Narbonne, Jacque Bascou visited the new museum of antiquities in Narbonne to mark the completion of the building envelope.
Once open in 2019, the museum will be one of the most significant cultural attractions in the region, home to more than 1,000 Roman funerary stones, along with other significant artefacts.
This was the first preview of the initial construction phase of the new museum of antiquities in Narbonne, designed by Foster + Partners in collaboration with museum specialist Studio Adrian Gardère. At this occasion, the new name of the museum was also announced: NARBO VIA.
The dignitaries got a glimpse, not only of the magnitude of the building itself, but also its comprehensive environmental strategy featuring a precast concrete roof canopy supported by load-bearing SIREWALLs (Structural Insulated Rammed Earth).
"With the completion of the building’s envelope, we can see the richness of the building for the first time, which is immensely exciting for everyone involved. The museum is not only an important cultural institution for the region, but it also plays a vital role in the regeneration of this part of the city. We are grateful for the support and vision of the Région Occitanie and the City of Narbonne," said Spencer de Grey, Head of Design, Foster + Partners.
The delegation also witnessed the installation – currently underway – of a large-sc...
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