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Stephen Greenberg's architectural practice, Metaphor, wins award

metaphor win the museums and heritage award for best permanent exhibition 2017.

Metaphor AwardCongratulations go to Metaphor and to our very own Stephen Greenberg - founding director of Metaphor, and visiting professor at Reading's School of Architecture - for their award win.

Ten new galleries at the National Museum of Scotland, comprising both Science & Technology and Decorative Arts galleries, designed by Metaphor and completed in June 2016, have won the Museums and Heritage Award for Best Permanent Exhibition 2017.

The judges had this to say about the project: "They set their ambitions high, exceeded their fundraising targets and have succeeded in becoming the place to go, engaging with new audiences as well as working brilliantly as a local community museum."

Metaphor said: "These Awards celebrate best practice within the world of museums, galleries, cultural and heritage visitor attractions. Metaphor is thrilled to have won one of the 11 awards, once again celebrating the role we play in transforming cultural spaces in the UK and the World. With great thanks to our dedicated team, our partners in implementing the project, and also the fantastic National Museums of Scotland."

Read more information on the awards here.


Fashion & Style Gallery at the National Museum of Scotland

About Metaphor

Metaphor works exclusively in the cultural sector, rethinking and redesigning museums, historic landscapes and cultural quarters. We work in the UK and round the world, and at every stage in the process, from imagining new and renovated museums to delivering them on opening day. We create compelling and financially sustainable experiences that work for our visitors.

Read more about Stephen Greenberg here.

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