FR EE / fernando romero enterprise: MADU museum proposal FR EE / fernando romero enterprise: MADU museum proposal
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, mexicoall images courtesy of 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




bird’s eye view


rooftop terrace


fluid interior spaces


exhibition space


central amphitheater and lobby







project info:



program: culturalsize: 2,853.7 m²date: 2011collaborators: none

  • yes, because a rectangular football court is too mainstream.

    Karim says:

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