The project reconsiders the original plan, the connection of the buildings and the presence of the museum in the city; a sculptural new volume with large glazed openings and crowned by a public events hall will become a new urban landmark...
This hybrid construction of timber frame and concrete floor slabs steps away from the ‘white cube’ with a structure that expresses its materiality. The bays of ceramic tiles afford a decorative and painterly quality harmonious with the historic conte
The proposal consists of a volume of two parts: a pedestal that matches the grain of the street and the scale of passerbys; and a tower that acts on the scale of the city and joins the skyline; both are connected by the folds and colors of the facade
The prominent location, in a charged historical context, advised to stack the program in a slender tower that connects with its surroundings via a sun-filled terrace separated from the neighboring buildings by a garden, and with panoramic rooftop vie
On a concrete slab, various geometrical figures are stacked to offer different spaces – museum rooms and terraces –, creating an addition to the existing facade on the courtyard side and giving a dynamic and interactive face towards the city of Ghent