Am Kupfergraben 10, Germany, Gallery – design by David Chipperfield Architects – Museum Island, photos, German project, Berlin building, Am Kupfergraben The four-storey gallery building is located on the Kupfergraben canal, a remarkable site overlooking the Lustgarten and Berlin’s Museum Island. The Am Kupfergraben 10 gallery overlooks the Museum Island in Berlin. The city’s typical block opens up into a white cube filled with art.

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More exposition space projects. While solid, age-resistant materials characterise the exterior, the interior is defined by daylight and proportion.

Throughout the 4 storeys the floor plan varies depending on the formation of the volume and the window openings.

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The rooms are side-lit from different directions and daylight is controlled by adjustable panels, while artificial lights run unnoticed on the ceiling.

As an urban repair, the new building occupies the footprint of the preceding building destroyed in the warwhile at the same time developing a sculptural quality. Spaces are organized in 5. Notify me of new posts via email.

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You can ad links, video’s and even use some HTML! I’m studying this building for a part of my university course. It somehow forces you to be unusually quite. As many works of art and installations need specific lights and atmosphere, spaces are smartly adaptable. The only thing beautiful about the building is its new condition, which is all most laymen see. The idea kupfergragen to create a neutral and well proportioned space for working and showing art, our absolute protagonist.

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Notify me of new comments via email. Furniture clearly follows the same idea: All details are thought kupferhraben order to chip in this sense of simple linearity.

It doesnt look great, given.

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Am Kupfergraben 10

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It occupies the footprint of a building destroyed in Kupfergrwben War II. This site uses cookies. The location is unique in that it is where the urban block pattern typical of Berlin comes to an end and is replaced by a collection of large-scale independent structures.

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The gallery spaces are lit from the side, and interior folding shutters make it possible to reduce the amount of daylight. Wonder what you will all make of what Chipperfield has designed for us in Wakefield, West Yorkshire.


I have been there and seen it first hand. Cancel reply Enter your comment here The gallery building provides well-proportioned rooms for art to be shown, but also for living and working in: Something you notice striaght away when you go in. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: I went to visit it and it is kupferbraben. I have pictures of The Hepworth Wakefield on my blog, a new major art gallery and museum due to open in September The gallery, which was founded incommissioned Chipperfield Architects with the interior design of the exhibition space.

Email Address never made public. My own brief post and images here. Placed in a strategic corner position, that occupies the footprint of a pre-existing building destroyed during the war, the contemporary building reacts to its immediate historic context, referencing the past without replicating it.

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