FR EE / fernando romero enterprise: MADU museum proposal
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apr 18, 2013
FR EE / fernando romero enterprise: MADU museum proposal


‘MADU- museum of art, design, and urbanism’ by FR-EE / fernando romero enterprise, mexico city, mexico
all images courtesy FR-EE

 

 

 

the proposal for a small museum of art, design and urbanism by FR-EE / fernando romero enterprise is situated in a park in mexico city as an object
in exhibition. the overall form of the building is primarily derived from the construction strategy: undulating concrete slabs are stacked so that the
peaks of the lower curves connect with the valleys of the upper, opening organic spaces in a helicoidal organization. the characteristics of the construction
strategy, by its very definition, forms a fluid path of circulation that increases vertically as it winds around the periphery of the building. as the objects
displayed are smaller and don’t need very large spaces, the various exhibition rooms can keep a more intimate size and each offers a unique view of
the immediate park and nearby cityscape. a parametric skin made of recycled and recyclable materials possesses a controlled gradient permeability
appropriate to the natural light levels needed in each programmatic element.

 

 


video © FR-EE

 

 


approach

 

 


bird’s eye view

 

 


rooftop terrace

 

 


fluid interior spaces

 

 


exhibition space

 

 


central amphitheater and lobby

 

 

 

 


model

 

 

full article here

 

 

project info:

 

 

program: cultural
size: 2,853.7 m²
date: 2011
collaborators: none

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