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Transformation Kanal will cost 210 million euros

The Brussels museum Kanal closes in June the doors for the renovation market. Only in 2023 will the museum open again. The total cost is estimated at 210 million euros, writes L’echo.

Kanal Pompidou Centre opened last year in may, the doors for a ‘voorproefjaar’. At the end of June to close the doors so that the former citroën garage can be transformed into a modern museum, to the plans of Noa Architects, that for this command, associate with EM2N (Zurich), and Sergison Bates Architects (London).

According to the newspaper L’echo, that the management agreement could refer to it, the new Brussels museum a total of 210 million euros in costs, for the 2023 re-the doors may open. The renovation works are estimated at 150 million euros, but in addition, the museum will also be running costs to pay, such as for the use of the name Centre Pompidou.

The Brussels government is not plan which costs to carry. The Region is counting on financial assistance from the federal government of 75 million, spread over five years. That money will be out of the Beliris fund, the investment fund for Brussels. Until today there is still no agreement on that grant. How the money from the investment fund used can and will be, until the end of 2019 to decide.

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