cheungvogl uses translucent walls to illuminate art collection in germany
 
cheungvogl uses translucent walls to illuminate art collection in germany cheungvogl uses translucent walls to illuminate art collection in germany
dec 29, 2015

cheungvogl uses translucent walls to illuminate art collection in germany

cheungvogl uses translucent walls to illuminate art collection in germany
(above) the building hovers over the undulating, slightly sloping landscape
all images courtesy of cheungvogl

 

 

 

hong kong-based studio cheungvogl has designed ‘taghaus’, a dwelling built around an art collection, that is able to accommodate and exhibit the selection of sculptures in daylight settings. the building concept is based on the requirements for indoor and outdoor qualities, while excluding the disadvantages that they both can have. ‘taghaus’ is a hybrid of sculpture garden and exhibition space and is located in dusseldorf, germany.

cheungvogl taghaus designboom
the semi-transparent façade

 

 

 

the translucent envelope of the building allows for natural light to change the perception of the three dimensional art during the course of the day, while avoiding glare. semi-transparent walls of varying opacities continue to define the doorless interior spaces, creating gently defined rooms for singular pieces and ensembles. the soft boundaries between inside and outside allow for contemplation with a sense of continuity. the site is only moderately modeled to accommodate the access to the building. its main portion hovers over the undulating, slightly sloping landscape.

 

the private collection will move into the new exhibition space in spring 2016.

cheungvogl taghaus designboom
the context merges with the inside

cheungvogl taghaus designboom
a sense of continuity and context between the inside and outside

cheungvogl taghaus designboom
natural light fills the space 

cheungvogl taghaus designboom
the soft layering of internal walls

cheungvogl taghaus designboom
the change of the daylight in the course is evident throughout the building

cheungvogl taghaus designboom
the rooms are gently defined by the semi-transparent separations

cheungvogl taghaus designboom
the reflective floor strengthens the impact of daylight

cheungvogl taghaus designboom
the continuum of exhibition spaces

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: juliana neira | designboom

    have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.
    all comments are reviewed for the purposes of moderation before publishing.

    comments policy
    LOG IN
    designboom's comment policy guidelines
    generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
    the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

    what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
    let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

    - please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
    - please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
    - please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
    - please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
    - please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
    (there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
    in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
    the best 100-200 entries too.)

    a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.

    PRODUCT LIBRARY

    a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.

    architecture news

    ×
    keep up with our daily and weekly stories
    503,120 subscribers
    - see sample
    - see sample
    designboom magazine