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Vendsyssel Museum of Art

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C. F. Møller Architects
location Hjørring
function culture, exposition space, museum
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Vendsyssel Museum of Art is housed in a converted clothing factory, built at the end of the nineteenth century. The conversion has transformed the highly detailed industrial building into a simple and straightforward cultural building which unites the style of the past with a contemporary expression. The simplification has occurred through, for example, removing protrusions in the facade, eliminating historic details from the rooms, and covering the windows with large, pure surfaces which provide room for art. The building has also been given a modernist layer, for example with a rectangular steel entrance hall. A wish for more exhibition space led to plans for an extension. The extension will not alter the expression of the existing development, as it is located beneath ground level. Access is via a glass prism in the museum courtyard, which, together with the skylight windows, illuminates the exhibition halls.

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Vendsyssel Museum of Art
P. Nørkjærs Plads 15
Project is public!
Opening hours All days 11 - 16
Completion 2009
Floor area/size 3500 m2
Architect, Interior architect, Landscape architectC. F. Møller Architects
services engineerBalslev A/S
structural engineerPeter Korsbæk A/S
Client Vendsyssel Museum of Art
Project ID 7882
Latitude/Longitude 57°27'39N 09°59'15E
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