Archive for the ‘Art Gallery’ Category
Tuesday, January 17th, 2012
Article source: Manuelle Gautrand Architecture
The project concerns the refurbishment and the extension of the Lille Modern Art Museum in a magnificent park at Villeneuve d’Ascq. The existing building, designed by Roland Simounet in 1983, is already on the Historic monuments list. The project aims at building up the museum as a continuous and fluid entity, this by adding new galleries dedicated to a collection of Art Brut works, from a travelling movement that extrapolates existing spaces. A complete refurbishment of the existing building was next required, some parts were very worn.
Exterior View (Images Courtesy Max Lerouge – LMCU)
- Architect: Manuelle Gautrand Architecture
- Name of Project: Lille Museum of Modern, Contemporary and Outside Art
- Location: Allée du Musée, Villeneuve d’Ascq, France
- Type: Refurbishment and extension of the existing modern Art Museum (Roland Simounet, architect)
- Representative Architect: Manuelle Gautrand
- Photos Credit: © Max Lerouge – LMCU, Philippe Ruault and © Vincent Fillon
Saturday, January 14th, 2012
Article source: STUDIO UP
Shenzhen and Hong Kong Bi-City Biennale takes place since 2005, with ‘urbanisation’ as a set long-term theme. This year, the chosen chief curator is Terence Riley, internationally reckognized architect and curator. Among his significant projects are leading the renovation and expansion of Museum of Modern Art (New York) and The Miami Art Museum. In his curatorial statement for the 2011 Bienale, Terence Riley conceived a rather simple, axiomatic but powerful theme: Architecture creates cities – Cities create architecture.
Image Courtesy Miljenko Bernfest, Marko Salopek
- Architects: STUDIO UP
- Project: Gizmo
- Location: Shenzhen, China
- Authors: Lea Pelivan + Toma Plejić / STUDIO UP
- Project Team: Irena Bakić, Josipa Baričević, Nikola Brlek, Luka Cvitan, Jelena Martić, Marko Salopek, Hana Svatoš-Ražnjević, Vanda Trifunović
- Collaboration: Velcon Projekt: Albert Pavlović, Veljko Nižetić, Lidija Nizić, Marko Sardelić (cosntruction design)
- Photography: Miljenko Bernfest, Marko Salopek
- GIZMO – Pavilion for 2011 Shenzhen – Hong Kong Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture
Wednesday, January 11th, 2012
Article source: BIG
In approaching the design for the new Kimball Art Center, we found great inspiration in the urban development of Park City, the Kimball site, and the city’s mining heritage. We feel the form of the new Kimball Art Center emerges where these rich stories overlap.
- Architect: BIG
- Name of Project: Kimball Art Center
- Location: Park City, Utah, USA
- Client: Kimball Art Center
- Size: 2.800 m2, 30.000 sf
- Collaborators: Nexus Architects, Dunn Associates, Van Boerum & Frank Associates, and Envision Engineering
- Partner in charge: Bjarke Ingels
- Project leader: Leon Rost
- Team members: Terrence Chew, Suemin Jeon, Chris Falla, Andreia Teixeira, Ho Kyung Lee
Wednesday, December 7th, 2011
Article source: MoNo / Fumiaki Nagashima + Mami Maruoka Nagashima
This was an installation art work which was exhibited in Berrick Hall, one of old western-style houses and local authorized historical architectures, as a formal program of the 5th Yamate Art Festival. With its unique history of residential area for outsider people since about 150 years ago, Yamate in Yokoha-ma is an area which promotes peculiar town activity plan around famous place, Foreign General Cemetery and some historical western-style houses. Yamate Art Festival is held under an intention of local activation and culture development by cooperation of some art NPOs, local organizations and facilities in February of each year, having various events of all-round art, music, art, drama, dance, traditional performing and literature.
Side view of the installation art (Images Courtesy MoNo)
- Architect: MoNo / Fumiaki Nagashima + Mami Maruoka Nagashima
- Name of Project: Molecular Cluster
- Location: Yokohama, Japan
- Type: Installation Art Exhibition
- Photo credit: MoNo
- Software used: 3dS Max
Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011
Article source: Line and Space, LLC
Recently crowned as the world’s second-largest economy, China continues to develop new and interesting ways of embracing the free market economy; this time by experimenting with private funding for public buildings. The new JNC Sales Office/Community Art Center is an example of this inventive approach, where buildings are designed to respond to current and anticipated demographics, cultural and technological changes in innovative ways.
View from Entry (Image Courtesy Yang Chaoying)
- Architects: Line and Space, LLC
- Project: JNC Sales Office & Community Arts Center
- Location: Xiamen, China
- Completion Date: August 2011
- Building Area: 11,400 SF
- Drawing and Photo Credits: All drawings by Line and Space, LLC
- Project Team: Les Wallach, FAIA (Lead Designer), Bob Clements, AIA, LEED AP (Project Architect), Henry Tom, AIA, NCARB (Project Manager), Mike Anglin, RA, LEED AP, John McColgin, Ray Jin LEED AP, Emily Starace RA, LEED AP
Sunday, November 13th, 2011
Article source: Rytis Daukantas
SOSNO Art Gallery- Architecture of Obliteration
French sculptor Sosno and architect Rytis Daukantas transformed one of his sculptures into an Art Gallery building. Sacha Sosno (born 1937) is French artist of New Realism movement and is one of the legends of so called “School of Nice”. His works has been termed as the art of obliteration. All of his works are masked by empty or full space, inviting the viewer to use his own imagination. Whatever it is some painting, sculpture or building, people have to finish creating it in their minds. The concept of “inhabited sculpture” was born in mid-80s. One of the most recognizable works is 26-meter high monumental sculpture-building “Tete carree” which by now become one of the landmarks in French city of Nice.
- Architect: Rytis Daukantas
- Name of Project: Sosno Art Gallery
- Location: Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France
- Sculptor: Sosno
- Materials: Steel Structure, aluminum sculpture, tempered Glass, wood louver
- Building Area: 600m²
Wednesday, November 9th, 2011
Article source: Manuelle Gautrand Architecture
Re-structuring an old theatre of the 19th century in the heart of Paris to turn it into an interactive platform for 21st century music and arts poses a number of difficult problems. To sum them up we have conceived of a place that could cater to all the artistic activities of today, a place open to public visits but that was also a working studio where artists could actually create, produce and present.
Image Courtesy Philippe Ruault
- Architects: Manuelle Gautrand Architecture
- Project: La Gaîté Lyrique
- Location: Paris, France
- Surface: 9.500 sqm, 5 levels open to the public and 2 private levels (where there are work spaces reserved to the artists). A total capacity of 1.400 peoples. The facade, the lobby and the historic foyer are originals (1862) and where restaurated. All other places were rebuild.
- Big room: 300 seating places / 750 standing places, adjustable stage: multiple heights, configuration and surfaces; 46 independent screens spread out over the 4 sides of the room for total immersion of the audience.
- Software used: a number of architectural and graphic design software programs, but for the most part the architects work with AutoCad
Saturday, October 15th, 2011
Article source: Claesson Koivisto Rune
A gallery for modern art, placed in a field. The whole gallery building shines like a traffic sign, when seen from a certain angle.
The gallery building
The new gallery building creates a ‘hamlet’ with the adjacent old farmhouses and the owners’ house, together representing three centuries of building tradition. Positioned on top of an artificial hill, as a buffer to the site’s moist soil, the base of the building follows the hill’s topology. The resulting series of curves at the building’s base, combined with mirroring curves in the rooflines, makes the planar facades seem curved – a bit like ‘cinemascope’ screens.
Gallery Exterior View (Images Courtesy Claesson koivisto Rune)
- Architect: Claesson Koivisto Rune
- Name of Project: Galleri Örsta
- Location: Kumla, Sweden
- Project: art gallery building
- Client: Birgitta and Anders Fasth
- Photography: Claesson koivisto Rune, Peter Mabeo, P Lindell
Tuesday, September 20th, 2011
Article source: Chris Collaris Design
IN ORDER TO INCREASE THE POSSIBILITIES OF THE KUNSTFORT AS A CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, THE ORGANISATION ‘KUNSTFORT BIJ VIJFHUIZEN’ WANTS TO RE-USE A MONUMENTAL MILITARY DEPOT, THE GENIELOODS. THE NEW DESIGN OF A CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART EXHIBITIONS IN THE GENIELOODS WILL BE THE FUTURE POINT OF DEPARTURE FOR VISITORS OF THE KUNSTFORT IN VIJFHUIZEN.
GENIELOODS ARTCORE FLATTEN 002 DEF SMALL
- Architects: Chris Collaris Design
- Project: Artcore: Centre for Contemporary Art
- Location: Genieloods, Vijfhuizen
Wednesday, September 14th, 2011
Article source: Design Initiatives
Our attempt in the New Taipei City Museum of Art competition is to find the essence of art and to materialize our notion of art; to redefine the meaning of art museum and to alter the way art museum functions; to organize a relationship between ourselves and the world around us. In addition to animate forms we have manipulated the movement in order to induce the production of new urban opportunities. Our proposal is a synthesis of the different programmatic functions: art museum, park, footbridge, services in a flexible, versatile space.
- Architects: Design Initiatives
- Project: New Taipei City Museum of Art
- Location: New Taipei City, Taiwan
- Type: Culture
- Date: August, 2011
- Status: Competition
- Client: New Taipei City Government
- Area: 51,000 sq. m.
- Credits: Vlado Valkof – architect; Malgorzata Blasik, Anne Valkof, – designers; Rumen Yotov – rendering; Nick Tonchev – civil engineering