Sep 26, 2016 - Explore Thomas Ellis's board "Kunsthaus Bregenz" on Pinterest. The exhibition building and the administration building framing an open square, which is closed to the south by the back wall of the exhibition hall, opens yet another side to the city. You'll now receive updates based on what you follow! Text description provided by the architects. A year after the completion of Therme Vals , renowned minimalist architect, Peter Zumthor completed the design of Kunsthaus Bregenz . This smaller building is made of black concrete and dark glass. The floors are supported on three interior bearing walls located at the perimeters of the gallery. Bregenz … Zumthor’s minimalist design adapts spaces for art on display in its exhibits creating a coexisting and redefining relationship between art and architecture. The way the light shines against glass gives you a visual velvety texture. Sometimes exposures extend outside the building on the square and when the weather is good coffee also seizes this public space. See more ideas about Bregenz, Peter zumthor, Architecture details. your own Pins on Pinterest The contest held in 1989 asking for a conventional provincial gallery. Inside the museum the visitor moves circularly or using the elevator to the top floor and then descending the stairs. Shooting to fame on the back of The Therme Vals and Kunsthaus Bregenz, completed just a year apart in 1996 and 1997, his work privileges the … Together with the Spa, Art Museum Bregenz put Peter Zumthor at the forefront of architectural minimalism, as well as the dominant creative force in the discipline of architecture. Thus, an environment of natural lighting is created, although the building has no visible windows. It is made of glass and steel and a cast concrete stone mass which endows the interior of the building with texture and spatial composition. To encourage a special form of concentration on the four stacked exhibition floors, the galleries have no windows, but daylight is everywhere, scattered by etched glass facade. Between the outer façade and interior is a gap of 90cm, a light well that allowing this vision, depending on the light opens. The circular pattern is the result of the structural configuration of the space. This has been achieved by inserting vents in exterior walls to absorb the tension on the ground. Feb 16, 2016 - This Pin was discovered by Sebastián Del Castillo. A year after the completion of the Thermas Vals, the renowned minimalist architect, Peter Zumthor has completed the design of Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz Art Museum. The open floor plan allows for flexibility of space at the time to organize art exhibitions in galleries. The Kunsthaus museum in Bregenz, Austria is always in a constant state of flux always changing its exhibition spaces to accommodate international contemporary art. Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users. The buildings structure is minimalist and reductive in the sense that only three walls support the museum and all of its floor plates.  The three concrete walls enclose the gallery spaces and section off the circulation spaces to the perimeter of the building creating a building of seclusion and openness all in one. Completed in 1997 in Bregenz, Austria. This is a steel structure supporting both external glass panels and interiors. The Museum of Art of Bregenz (in German: Kunsthaus Bregenz) shelters temporary exhibitions of works of modern art. »Denken ist eine Linie, Emotionen sind Raum. The KUB has since received numerous distinctions for its method of construction. "  - Peter Zumthor, The minimalist structure stands as a light box that absorbs, reflects, and filters light across the façade and throughout the building.  The facades etched, translucent glass glows as it is illuminated by the sunlight, or the interior lighting, becoming a dynamic part of the building as it reacts differently according to the light, time of day, weather, and the surrounding context.Â. Due to daylight conditions, the first underground level accommodates spaces accessible to the public, such as a conference room and educational center of the museum, in addition to storage and maintenance rooms and sanitary facilities. First the steel-grid skeleton took shape, perched on concrete columns; this was then enveloped in a skin of grey insulation foil, which in turn was soon hidden behind a veil of shimmering blue. Details Although the structure of the building is quite inventive, there is no sign of any technical intervention or … Kat. The weight of each sheet is 252kg. This gallery is located in the city of Bregenz, Austria, on the banks of the lake Constance. During construction, the Kunsthaus was quite a happening in its own right. The city is situated on a plateau with a series of terraces reaches the lake at the foot of the mountain Pfander. Fill in the “Seestraße” between Vorarlberg Theatre and the main post office was empty for many years. Dezember bis 14. This gap is equipped with cleaning lifts used for the maintenance and upkeep of the building. Beyond the entrance, we have a multipurpose room that is used as an entrance hall with wardrobe, table cashier location and various events. As Peter Zumthor's Serpentine Pavilion is unveiled (1 July - 16 October), we take a further look at Zumthor's architecture through the eyes of Hélène Binet - the architect's photographer of choice.. 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