As viewed from the southeast, the Kunsthal is intersected by a service road Architecture (OMA), cofounded by Dutch design mastermind Rem Koolhaas, Hon . Masterclass Rem Koolhaas — Exclusive for students. Specially for its 25th anniversary, on Thursday 2 November the Kunsthal will focus on. The architect Rem Koolhaas was asked to draw up a design for the present location on the Westzeedijk. His first design, Kunsthal Hoboken Draft Plan (27 April.

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Although very compact and small it contains many faces and layers. The ramp that runs right through the building bridges the difference in height of six metres and links the Museumpark with the Westzeedijk, the Hoboken area and the Park.

The continuous ramp winds its way upwards and links the different exhibition spaces. Here the building is open in the interior or exterior-interior-interior relationship. This same material re-classify a small sector of the bottom of the south facade, which opens the avenue to the rest resolved with transparent glass panels that show the height of the large exhibition hall. The Kunsthal in Rotterdam is one of the icons of modern architecture and is visited every year by large numbers of architecture lovers from all over the world.

A small street to vehicular traffic drilled perpendicular to the square pit producing ramps. The park at the northern access, the visitor receives outgoing with a ramp, as a language, devouring expected; divided glass panels with an autonomous language for the restaurant and lounge, while the industry prefers a higher image heavy, and closed firm, with a coating of rectangular slabs of stone.


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Kunsthal/Rem Koolhaas

In addition to large-scale and complex projects, he has worked on interiors and small-scale structures, including private houses, product design, and rfm structures such as the Prada Transformer in Seoul Contained in a rectangular prism, the building is immediately disrupted by successive approximations, it puts in crisis, for example, the diversity of autonomous enclosures that respond to internal functions or its relation to the context. A second ramp, running parallel and reversed, is terraced to accommodate an auditorium, and beneath it the restaurant.

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The exhibition can be used independently or complementary. Is located in the vicinity of the Erasmus Knusthal in Rotterdam, Netherlands, in the quiet area of a park, along an avenue of intense traffic. Its position, wedged between a busy highway and the network of museums and green spaces known as the kooljaas park, allows it to function as a gateway to Rotterdam’s most prized cultural amenities.

Fragmentation is the end result of this collage of materials and components that adhere to seek their own direction. The distortion is not achieved ornamental, but constructive. David studied architecture and construction technology at the Eindhoven University of Technology, where he is also a professor in the Architecture Design and Engineering department.

The various parts of the building seem to be lightly piled on top of each other and several ramps traverse the structure to produce a spiral route through the building.

His columns, refer to the trunks of forest trees lost, the ceiling painted black back to the night, the room receives light from the skylights is pure day. The strategy of Koolhaas design, structural forces are aligned with respect to the plane of earth, but also the new topography along the project, and in some quarters to launch a resolute independence of the natural order.


Interstices klolhaas formed transmitting a sense of instability and unrest. Cookies We are using cookies to provide statistics that help us give you the best experience of our site. The northern side, a level lower, faces the Museum Park – conventional contemplation.

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Daylight is filtered through various layers; the alternation of window and matt glass affords surprising vistas, making the Kunsthal very suitable for all kinds of exhibitions. On the roof there is a bright orange steel girder that sticks out over the edge of the roof for one and a half metres — as if someone has left it koo,haas there by mistake.

Ippolito holds a Master of Architecture from the Politecnico di Milano.

The various flows, speeds and rhythms are part of the design challenge, exchanges and connections are overlapping, and mutually overlap, as appropriate. Lightweight and transparent from one side, the other translucent rwm to affirm the presence of the building in its communicative function, especially in the avenue. As a whole it seems straightforward: It has a large exhibition space of 3, m2.