audax textile museum extension by cepezed
 
audax textile museum extension by cepezed audax textile museum extension by cepezed
may 26, 2008

audax textile museum extension by cepezed

last friday (may 23rd 2008), the audax textile museum in tilburg was officially reopened after a cepezed-designed expansion and refurbishment including an ‘eye-catching’ new entrance building and a new archives section. extension and renovation of the textile museum in tilburg.

audax textile museum extension by cepezed

in addition, the museum, the museum grounds, and the surrounding neighbourhood of oud-noord now display more interaction in both spatial and social terms. the museum is housed in the former mommers & co woollen fabric factory, and has recently merged with the tilburg regional archives.

audax textile museum extension by cepezed

the complex is being extended with a new entrance building and an archives storage department with corresponding reading rooms. an abstract glass building has been designed as a new entrance.

audax textile museum extension by cepezed

the transparency of the volume radiates accessibility and enhances the recognizability of the museum and its entrance. the archives storage section consists of an entirely closed concrete volume that is placed like a treasure chest on a steel frame above an existing exhibition building. it has an exterior cladding of pvc-coated polyester fabric. as a component of the revised routing, transparent glass corridors connect the various museum sections.

cepezed’s website: http://www.cepezed.nl audax textile museum website: http://www.textielmuseum.nl

audax textile museum extension by cepezed

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