coop himmelb(l)au unveils design for MOCAPE contemporary art museum
coop himmelb(l)au has designed ‘MOCAPE’, the museum of contemporary art and planning exhibition in shenzhen, china. consisting of two entities, the museum of contemporary art (MOCA) and planning exhibition (PE), the overall complex and modern information center features innovative solutions through environmental building systems and construction concepts. the dynamic structure will attract activity into the centrally located ‘futian cultural center’. the building projects the language of the ongoing masterplan which is currently under development, molding the urban fabric. programmatic areas express themselves as elemental forms from the exterior as well as within internal spaces.
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planning: coop himmelb(l)au – wolf d. prix / w. dreibholz & partner ZT GmbH principal in charge: wolf d. prix project partner: markus prossnigg project architect: angus schoenberger, reinhard platzl design architects: quirin krumbholz, jorg hugo project coordinator: veronika janovska project team: thomas margaretha, jutta schadler, chen yue, alexander karaivanov, jonathan asher, matt kirkham, jasmin dieterle, ivo de noojier, mona bayr, ivana jug, vincenzo possenti, luis ferreira, dimitar ivanov, megan lepp, gunther weber, hui-cheng jessie chen, zhu yuang kang, pete rose, jessie castro velez, feng lei, peter grell, anja sorger, jutta schadler model building: paul hoszowski, nam la-chi photography: markus pillhofer visualization: jens mehlan, vienna, austria, silkroad CG, china local architect: HSArchitects, shenzhen, china clients: shenzhen municipal culture bureau / shenzhen, china, shenzhen municipal planning bureay / shenzhen, china structural engineering: B+G ingenieure, bollinger und grohmann GmbH, frankfurt, germany MM & engineering: reinhold bacher, vienna, austria lighting design: AG licht, bonn, germany cost management: davis langdon & seah, hong kong, china
coop himmelb(l)au (43 articles)
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just a stone's throw from the recently opened building, go-karts line up to race in the shadow of the chimney, while wild swimmers take advantage of the city's »
just a stone's throw from the recently opened building, go-karts line up to race in the shadow of the chimney, while wild swimmers take advantage of the city's clean water.
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