contemporary museum of art for buenos aires
 
contemporary museum of art for buenos aires
jul 24, 2012

contemporary museum of art for buenos aires

‘contemporary museum of art’ competition, buenos aires, argentina all images courtesy of [AC-CA]

the [AC-CA] has announced the winners for the ‘contemporary museum of art’ competition for buenos aires, argentina. on a site adjacent to calatrava’s iconic puente de la mujer bridge, these conceptual proposals along puerto madero’s waterfront intend to revitalize the district with an international appeal.

contemporary museum of art for buenos aires gallery

the winning submission by shelby ponce + eduardo ponce of the USA explores the return of the riverfront site to the city with an art garden along the water as well as cultural urban spaces along the perimeter of the building to activate the area. the interior is organized into layers to extrovert the program of the museum, placing the public spaces at ground level, performance, digital and sculptural art within the middle floors and the light sensitive pieces on the top storey.

a semi-transparent facade filters daylight into the interior while allowing outward glimpses of the surrounding metropolis. external structure generates columnless galleries to accommodate large-scale installations. an outdoor terrace sets another atmosphere for visitors to enjoy performances with the backdrop of the city.

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the 2nd place design by marco podesta + matias pereira from uruguay is a structure which bridges over the site to maintain an empty space within the center of the urban fabric. forming a window, residents are offered framed views of the river and can enjoy a new access point from the city to the coastline. three levels of galleries hover above the outdoor installation of artwork, which receive daylight through circular voids within the floor plates. the permeable space beneath the structure is taken over by the public.

contemporary museum of art for buenos aires gallery

contemporary museum of art for buenos aires at night

contemporary museum of art for buenos aires floor plans

contemporary museum of art for buenos aires floor plans

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contemporary museum of art for buenos aires elevation

contemporary museum of art for buenos aires view from river

omura takuya + aoyama takahiro from japan have conceived ‘dual outline’, the 3rd place entry. standing next to a sizeable wetland which doubles as an ecological reserve by the ramsar convention, the proposal acts mutually with the encompassing landscape. a three dimensional framework made with an inner and outer outline creates a blank space to weave natural elements wthin the various interior levels of the structure.

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