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Herzog & De Meuron

TRANSFORMING Tate Modern . London

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This new development will transform Tate Modern. An iconic new building will be added at the south of the existing gallery. It will create more spaces for displaying the Collection, performance and installation art and learning, all allowing visitors to engage more deeply with art, as well as creating more social spaces for visitors to unwind and relax in the gallery Continue reading Herzog & De Meuron

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Wiel Arets

Central Station . Amsterdam

Fsource: Wiel Arets Architects . e-architect

Amsterdam’s Centraal Station is currently undergoing a drastic transformation, and will become the centrepiece of the city’s plan to reconnect neighbourhood clusters through the restructuring of public transportation systems. The IJhal, to be located in the rear of Amsterdam’s Centraal Station, on the waterfront of the river IJ, will be the main pedestrian centric portion of the renewed station, adding gastronomic, leisure and service areas to the station’s program. Continue reading Wiel Arets

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Mansilla+Tuñón

Royal Collection  museum . Madrid

source: coagpontevedra . Mansilla+Tuñón . urbanity

From an urban perspective, the project is based on two fundamental principles: on the one hand, the Royal Collection  museum should be part of the natural-artificial landscape of Madrid’s western edge, and on the other, it is necessary to maintain the open, public nature of La Almunena and preserve views of the parks and gardens beneath the western lip of the city. The Museum, in its linear structure as an inhabited containment wall, tries to reduce the objective (physical and subjective (collective subconscious) environmental impact on the monumental plinth of the Royal Palace. Continue reading Mansilla+Tuñón