proposal to expand the competition MNBAQ
WHY architecture shared with us their proposal to the National Museum of Fine Arts of Quebec (MNBAQ) international competition, won by the OMA. See more pictures and descriptions of architects after the break.
, the new flag will be added to the rich heritage of museums and campuses in three buildings: one for each of the last three centuries. In the design of new buildings why is not designed as a beautiful new wing, but an act of architectural acupuncture.
This carefully designed and incorporated into a harmonization of the site as a place both physically and symbolically invigorates all around her. With a program that just over 10,000 square meters, the flowers in the field of decision-model with a form of behavior that enables a nearby park to sneak into the heart of the museum.
museum visitors to feel at all that all the museum sites. Design focuses on activities, events, and movements that occur outside as much space inside. With direct connections to the city of Quebec, the Grande-Allee and the history of public parks, battlefields, the experience of art is not limited to the walls of the museum galleries, people would feel they are already in the museum after they set foot in the park.
New museum pavilion consists of two main components, the base of the Green Lane Museum hosts several public facilities, and a floating vessel Culture, which houses several collections of the museum galleries.
The Green Lane attract visitors from several directions at the intersection of access and activity when the vessel floats on the cultural landscape like a beacon of high culture in Quebec, can be accessed by all.
Therefore calls for a pavilion design museum is not designed as a new trophy, but as an attempt to unify and harmonize the urban environment, cultural and natural heritage in the museum MNBAQ inspiring experience. About the mind and the layers of history through the centuries from the museum building and the layers of memories of the park, church and town nearby.
It is designed as a place that covers all, open and accessible to all. Running an experiment and reveal all the layers of the environment, which at this moment of clarity, and the potential for the future.
source : archdialy