Center of Attention

Daniel Libeskind, the renowned New York–based architect who won the commission for the rebuilding of the World Trade Center, has created the Mons International Congress Xperience (MICX)—a striking new convention center in Mons, Belgium. The 134,550-square-foot building opened in January (just in time to cater to guests who were in town to celebrate the city’s election as a European Capital of Culture for 2015) and brings a fresh, contemporary aesthetic to the historical city known for its 15th-century Gothic a…

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