Fine Arts Museum / Estudio Hago

Fine Arts Museum / Estudio Hago

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Badajoz, Spain
  • Architects: Estudio Hago
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  3298 Area:  3298
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2014 Year:  2014
  • Photographs photographs:  Fernando Alda Photographs:  Fernando Alda 
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Panel Omega Zeta, Sevasa
  • Structural Design:Andrés Rubio Morán, Juan Ruiz & Eliseo Pérez
  • Facilities Engineer:Carlos Úrculo Cámara, Úrculo Ingenieros & Luis Fernández Conejero
  • Quantity Surveyor:Carlos Rubio Manso, José Luis Gómez Morillo & Manuel Trenado
  • Collaborators:Ignacio Herreros, Javier Bachiller & Iago Sánchez
  • Architect In Charge:Antonio Álvarez-Cienfuegos Rubio & Emilio Delgado Martos
  • City:Badajoz
  • Country:Spain
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Text description provided by the architects. THE POWER OF MEMORY

The backbone of the architectural strategy for the extension project of the Fine Arts Museum in Badajoz is meant to regain an Identity: a new built environment (Architecture) that interacts with the urban context (City) through its cultural content (Museum).

© Fernando Alda 
© Fernando Alda 

We project a complex whose starting point is the expansion of the existing museum, located in a listed building in the center of Badajoz. The complex includes two new buildings that are connected through a courtyard and are opened to two different streets of the city. Due to the difficult circumstances that come together in this place (archaeological remains, party walls and the rehabilitation of the listed building) a powerful and coherent architectural response is required.

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A typological scheme organized by an inverted “L”, responds to the functional, spatial, structural and technical aspects. This scheme is fostered (inside and outside) through a cladding, a perforated prestressed concrete panel, whose scale and pattern seem to print a message in the skin of the building.

© Fernando Alda 
© Fernando Alda 

The efficient and silent result allows the building to be integrated into the city without resorting to a compositional exercise, overflowing the physical limits of the buildings and turning the proposed spaces into real stars of the urban environment. This project represents an encounter with beauty where the memory and its power remain in time; convert the whole museum into a new social, urban and artistic reality in the center of Badajoz.

© Fernando Alda 
© Fernando Alda 

 

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Address:Badajoz, Badajoz, Spain

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Cite: "Fine Arts Museum / Estudio Hago" 24 Nov 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/569225/museo-de-bellas-artes-estudio-hago> ISSN 0719-8884
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