Today official opening National Military Museum

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander opens the new National Military Museum in Soesterberg today. Kossmann.dejong has developed the concept for this vast museum, which encompasses two different exhibition environments. On the one hand a large ‘daylight museum’ on the ground floor, where the emphasis is on the museum’s extensive collection. On the other hand ‘black box’ on the first floor, a darkened thematic space intended primarily for story-telling. In a unique collaboration process the building, its interior and the surrounding landscape have been designed simultaneously and coherently