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Barozzi Veiga

Groeninge Abbey Art and Exhibition Space. Kortrijk

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Barozzi Veiga

The start of demolition work at the Groeninge Abbey Art and Exhibition Space has been announced. The project will transform and extend the historically valuable ensemble into a new Art and Exhibition Space for temporary displays and public activities, a dynamic place for openness, dialogue, and connection. Completion of the works and opening are scheduled for 2024. Continue reading Barozzi Veiga

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Barozzi Veiga

Design District . London

Barozzi Veiga . photos: © Simon Menges

The Design District on the Greenwich Peninsula is a one-hectare riverside site with 16 new buildings that will provide an affordable base for creative businesses to trade, interact and grow. Eight emerging architectural practices from across Europe were each given a pair of buildings and asked to work blind, without knowing what the others were designed. The result is a provocative diversity of color and form in a new neighbourhood devoted to design, art, tech, craft, and music. In this kind of undefined and evolving context, devoid of urban references, the project defines two very pragmatic buildings – industrial containers that maximize the flexibility of the interior and explore the use of basic construction systems. The project plays with the imagination of an artist’s studio, emphasizing the use of light in a workspace defined by large windows, double-height rooms, and certain raw materiality. Continue reading Barozzi Veiga