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Kunsthal Aarhus Extensions

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C. F. Møller Architects
 
location Aarhus
function exposition space, museum
contributed by C_F_Moller_Architects

The Aarhus Art Building, built in 1917, was designed in the national-classical style by the well-known Danish architect Høeg-Hansen. The complex, which is surrounded by a park, is composed of geometric elements: two rectangular buildings and an octagonal building. The two extensions have been designed with respect for the geometry and the park. The first extension has been created in the space between the original exhibition hall and a newly-built wall shaped like part of a circle. The exhibition area is illuminated by a skylight. The other extension has been built beneath the grassy surface, but reveals itself above ground in the form of several geometric designs: a glass cube and two glass walls. The glass provides a skylight for a large underground exhibition hall. Above ground, the space is utilised for a sculpture courtyard which extends the exhibition possibilities of the location.

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Kunsthal Aarhus Extensions
Address
J. M. Mørks Gade 13
Denmark
http://www.kunsthalaarhus.dk
Project is public!
Opening hours Tue, Thu & Fri: 10.00 - 17.00 h, Wed: 10.00 - 21.00 h, Sat-Sun: 12.00 - 17.00 h, Mon: closed.
This project is part of 3 guides Aarhus by nporz
aarhus 2017 by micha_blok
Aarhus Vix by superpopo87
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Completion 2003
Floor area/size 950 m2
ArchitectC. F. Møller Architects
structural engineerNiras
technical engineerNiras
Client Kunsthal Aarhus
 
Project ID 20155
Latitude/Longitude 56°09'18N 10°12'07E
Contributed by C_F_Moller_Architects
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