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NewsNews • 2 Jun 2021

Tadao Ando transforms Bourse de Commerce into contemporary art museum by inserting concrete cylinder

Tadao Ando intended to transform the historical Bourse de Commerce, in the heart of Paris, into a museum of contemporary art without interfering with the building. Therefore he opted for a nesting box approach. He inserted a 29-meter-wide cylinder, delimited by a 9-meter-high concrete wall, inside the rotunda of the Bourse. © Tadao Ando Architect & Associates, Niney et Marca Architectes, Agence Pierre-Antoine Gatier - Photo Marc Domage The architect tried to remain faithful to the urban symmetrie of the city with the cylindrical concrete volume. He created a composition of concentric circles that opens a dialogue between the old and the new.  © Tadao Ando Architect & Associates, Niney et Marca Architectes, Ag... More

Project • By AtelierzeroArt Galleries

Mart - Galleria Civica di Trento

The Civic Gallery of Trento is a new exhibition space of the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto. The main concept is a structured and flexible space that offers different backgrounds and ambiances to the artists for their exhibitions. The contrast between open spaces and separated, closed room, together with the variation of the lightining types, involves users through different spatial emotions. The use of neutral colors and materials emphasizes light effects and ensures an optimum setting for any installation. In addition to this new concept for the exhibition areas, the redesign of the entrance from the street also offers a new image for the gallery: the funnel-shaped entrance is used to embrace people from t... More

Project • By Forbo Flooring SystemsMuseums

M HKA - Museum of Contemporary Art

Linoleum and Forbo Flooring's Aquajet technology lie at the basis of the exhibition project 'A Synta of dependency' in the M HKA in Antwerp. The text and image of the double portrait of Liam Gillick and Lawrence Weiner took visual form thanks to the Aquajet technology. More