A Floating New Wing

Extension of the Hunt Museum in Limerick. Limerick / Ireland / 2010

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BRIEF _ To deal with an 18th century landmark in Limerick. _ A new entrance, a wine bar and a theater. _ Site: Limerick, Ireland. _ Duration: 3 months from November 2010 CONCEPT _ The exisiting building is composed by 1 main building and 2 lateral wings, the new part gives a new direction to the old. _ 1 main building + 2 lateral wings = 1 floating wing. _ The new wing creates a link between the city and the river Shannon. _ The new entrance is an articulation between the old building and the new. _ The wine bar offers views to the river and the theater creates a new landmark in the city.
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    BRIEF _ To deal with an 18th century landmark in Limerick. _ A new entrance, a wine bar and a theater. _ Site: Limerick, Ireland. _ Duration: 3 months from November 2010 CONCEPT _ The exisiting building is composed by 1 main building and 2 lateral wings, the new part gives a new direction to the old. _ 1 main building + 2 lateral wings = 1 floating wing. _ The new wing creates a link between the city and the river Shannon. _ The new entrance is an articulation between the old building and the...

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    • Year 2010
    • Status Research/Thesis
    • Type Theatres / Museums / Pubs/Wineries / Recovery/Restoration of Historic Buildings / Building Recovery and Renewal
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