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Christ & Gantenbein’s Kunstmuseum Basel Photographed by Laurian Ghinitoiu

Christ & Gantenbein’s Kunstmuseum Basel Photographed by Laurian Ghinitoiu
Christ & Gantenbein’s Kunstmuseum Basel Photographed by Laurian Ghinitoiu, © Laurian Ghinitoiu
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In another photoset from his latest Switzerland trip, photographer Laurian Ghinitoiu takes us inside Christ & Gantenbein’s recently-opened addition to the Kunstmuseum Basel. The design, winner in an international competition in 2009, sought to create a “contemporary brother” to the original museum, opening up to the street through its angled form. The monochromatic brick facade also responds to its context and historic neighbor, while hiding a wraparound LED screen beneath to create a frieze with a technological twist.

Check out the full series of shots, after the break.

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See more of Laurian Ghinitoiu’s work on ArchDaily here, and check out his website for more photography.

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Cite: AD Editorial Team. "Christ & Gantenbein’s Kunstmuseum Basel Photographed by Laurian Ghinitoiu" 21 Nov 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/799874/christ-and-gantenbeins-kunstmuseum-basel-photographed-by-laurian-ghinitiou/> ISSN 0719-8884

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