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2019

Exhibitionists: Top Tips for Museum Design

Designing engineering solutions for museums requires consideration of multiple stakeholders from the public to staff to building owners.

TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY PASCALE MOLLARD-CHENEBENOIT People visit the Louvre-Lens Museum on December 3, 2012 in the French northern city of Lens. AFP PHOTO PHILIPPE HUGUEN (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Museums that the public enjoy visiting need to provide both experience and comfort. They have to equally work well for staff and provide an enjoyable working environment. While museum owners need to ensure they are affordable to build, run and maintain.

From an engineering perspective there are a number of key issues to consider which can help achieve a successful outcome from flexibility to resilience, from wayfinding to ESD

Bob Meggitt, Associate Director – Building Services based in the Brisbane office, explores these challenges in our latest Practical Imagination blog post