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Design Museum Holon

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Ron Arad
location Holon
function landmark, museum
contributed by Edou_Bonnema

Located in the city of Holon (south of Tel Aviv) the Design Museum Holon is the first national museum dedicated to design. The building has to be the new educational and cultural hub for Israel and houses a collection of contemporary and historical pieces from diverse designs disciplines, including industrial, fashion, textiles and jewellery. The museum accommodates two primary galleries and a number of diverse alternative exhibition and education spaces in-between. The Gallery 1 (500m²) celebrates the abundance of natural light in Israel and the qualities it can bring to the display of three-dimensional objects, while allowing curatorial flexibility by modulating light levels. The second, smaller gallery, (200m²) is taller inside but offers a more intimate, personal relationship between the visitor and the object on display. The eye-catcher, the greater part of the building's exterior is shrouded by a sinuous ribbon façade composed of five bands of Corten weathering steel.

Amsterdam, Netherlands 10-May-10
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Design Museum Holon
Pinhas Eilon 8
Project is public!
Opening hours Monday, Wednesday - 10:00-16:00 Tuesday, Thursday - 10:00-20:00 Friday - 10:00-14:00 Saturday - 10:00-16:00 Sunday - Closed
How to get there? Egged lines from Tel aviv: 90 or 97 From Bat-Yam: 1, 5 Dan Line From Tel Aviv: 3
Completion 1- 2010
Floor area/size 4090 m2
Cost € 13000000,-
Architect, ArtistRon Arad
structural engineerHarmel Engineering Ltd.
lighting designerRTLD
landscape designerTeMA landscape architecture
cooperating designerWaxman Govrin Engineering Ltd
project managerWaxman Govrin Engineering Ltd
Client Holon Municipality
Project ID 5963
Latitude/Longitude 32°00'32N 34°46'42E
Contributed by Edou_Bonnema
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