This in in reply to the feature on museum design (DW 7 July).
So Alice Rawsthorn found Minneapolis ‘devoid’ of public spaces, save Herzog & de Meuron’s frankly underwhelming addition to the Walker Art Center.
If she’d ventured a bit further, she might have found the Mill City Museum (pictured below) nearby, the award-winning new museum within the ruined walls of what was the biggest flour mill in the world. If that’s not a public space, what is?
Javier Pes, Editor, Museum Practice magazine, Museums Association, London E1