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Rick Mather's Millennium Museums: Dulwich, Wallace and Ashmolean Andrew Hopkins Tuesday 28 January 2020

The Millennium saw the transformation of several major museums in London, such as the renovation and extension of the Dulwich Picture Gallery and the Wallace Collection by Rick Mather Architects. 

Light and space were introduced into the museum and the circulation improved, thus immensely enhancing the visitors’ experience.

On the basis of these achievements the firm was commissioned to transform the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford which was completed in 2010. 

This lecture looks at the architectural strategies and principles used by Mather to transform these museums into modern masterpieces while preserving historical buildings and creating places with spaces that people love to visit.