Rafael Viñoly and cladding manufacturer KME give Colchester’s new arts centre a golden glow

The adjacent crescent of trees inspired the building’s curving arcs of gold cladding.

Rafael Viñoly and German facade manufacturer KME are giving Colchester’s visual arts centre a golden glow, and it looks like the ancient city is taking a shine to its new neighbour. Photos by Morley von Sternberg

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