National Museum in Kabul - Emilio TuñónSecond Prize
- Architect Emilio Tuñón
- Typologies Museum Culture / Leisure
- Material Brick
- City Kabul
- Country Afghanistan
The project draws inspiration from the traditional building types and the spatial sequences distinctive of Muslim architecture, seeking a renewed image of the rich Afghan culture.
The organization of the museum, based on that of the Afghan citadel Qala Iktyaruddin, creates a spatial matrix through the aggregation of three types of autonomous, modular and vaulted cells.
So as to minimize transportation and avoid having to bring materials from abroad, the project favors the use of local techniques and products, such as the Afghan brick covering the building...[+]
NATIONAL MUSEUM, KABUL
Emilio Tuñón Arquitectos
Equipo de diseño Design Team
Jesús Vassallo, Coco Castillón, Andrés Regueiro, Carlos Brage
J.G. Asociados (ingeniería engineering), Estudio AGraph (fotomontajes photomontages), HCH Models (maquetistas model makers)