Purple rhombuses are drawn using stencils on the concrete, while black ones are drawn in crossed metal cladding creating a dialogue between the new & the old.
The form of each truss changes to create both a gradual incline (to bring people down) and then a sharp upward pitch (to elevate the roof).
Three independent walls covered with copper plates resemble dancing flames like the logo of the city which is a small Flame.
The pavilion contains a large projected moving image of the original press that has brought the industrial machine of the old paper mill back to life.
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Lifting the main exhibition space allows the public and the museum program to float freely underneath creating a connection between the urban fabric and water.
The purpose of this wooden Egg is to create a void, to unveil a new dimension and through it potentiate mystery emphasised through Nelson Garrido’s photography.
SPARK’s entry to a competition held this year under the framework of the Liget Budapest project.
The Museum is open to the public for the first time following restoration and now connected to the adjacent Pinacoteca Civica to create a major museum complex.
The internal galleries have been designed as flexible white box environments.
The architects literally copied Valkosaari island lying in front of Eteläsatama, moved it, rotated it and docked it to the site. A new marina was cut into it.
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German Hat Museum in Lindenberg opened.
The concept behind the design was to make the building’s heavy materials, concrete and marble, appear light and almost transparent.
The highlight of this project is the rusty red perforated ‘second skin’ façade made out of triangular metal panels probably a reference to the victims of war.
The Guggenheim Helsinki proposal is developed mainly as a strategy, not a form, of a three dimensional field of public and gallery spaces.
The museum going to be meeting point for the residents which will be owners of “sculptural gardens”, since they will contain the art pieces at open air.
Spa BALNEA’s new reception building, constructed on piles, is nestled unobtrusively in the forest, where it is the hub linking the facility’s existing buildings via outdoor walkways.
The vertical garden, covering front and side elevations, is a tool which allows to integrate the building with its green context.
The architects took as a departure point an experience of the woodlot, still a common feature in York Region; to simulate the experience of entering a woodlot.
A single box with a single skylight is inspired by an ancient optical device – the camera lucida.