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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Costa Lopes The Currency Museum of Angola [/vc_column_text][edgtf_separator type="normal" position="center" color="rgba(255,255,255,0.01)" top_margin="29" bottom_margin="0"][vc_column_text el_class="caseta"] Location Luanda, Angola Architect Costa Lopes Project type Cultural Gross floor area 4 794  sqm Construction period 2012-2015 Photographs Fabrice Fouillet [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][edgtf_separator type="normal" position="center" color="rgba(255,255,255,0.01)" top_margin="33" bottom_margin="0"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The new Currency Museum is located on the waterfront of Luanda, just in the heart of the city, nearby the headquarters of the National Bank of Angola. The situation became pretext for two major architectural gestures. On one hand, it places the museum spaces below ground, allowing them to become more reserved and quiet. On the other, its roof establishes a new urban square that emphasizes the public dimension