The new Guggenheim Helsinki
Conceived as an extension of Helsinki’s public urban space, the building design amplifies the harbour surface into a dynamic public event and exhibition landscape, that seamlessly connects the different areas of the surrounding site with open public exhibition areas. Solid white exhibition boxes float on this landscape arranged like a “village” around a vibrant central plaza reflecting the urban scale of Helsinki’s city scape. State of the art circulation, energy and structural concepts reinforce this urban idea and inform it into a unique architectural design.
The combination of soft landscapes with solid architecture, the use of diffuse natural daylight with wooden ceilings and the openness from and towards it’s context integrate local thoughts and traditions in the construction and the perception of the building.
Madame Mohr’s entry for the Departure “City Hype” competition is a moving Plaza that reclaims Vienna’s street space for creative public activities. The flexible structure can accommodate a variety of events and keeps slowly but constantly moving along Vienna’s infrastructure. Guests of the Plaza might experience effects of the city moving around the Plaza. We call this […]
Madame Mohr got 2nd in this years Archiball Tournament and lost the Cup again. We congratulate Archconsult to win the Turnament.
We would like to thank our Sponsors: Pizza Mari, Baumit
And everyone for their support: Martina Bighignoli, Maria Fuchs, Agnes Kainz, Helga Kainz, Maria Nardelli, Rita Zallmann & Skysoccer.
And our Team: Javier Andres, Joseph Cotter, Tanja Lightfoot, Jakob Kainz, Quirin Krumbholz, Alexander Ott, Philipp Reinsberg, Enrico Vaccari, Rupert Zallmann, Tim Zallmann.
Spontaneous Intervention to re-articulate and to inspire public spaces in Vienna: Mariahilferstraße – Burggarten – Oper – Stephansplatz – Schwedenplatz – Schwedenbrücke
Concrete Canvas Furniture developed in Cooperation of Madame Mohr and Graulicht. Photos by Reiner Zettl.
Thanks to Reiner Zettl, David Freund, Sara Halavi Kia, Ivo de Nooier, Phillip Reinsperger, Matthias Hofer, Rene Scheidhauer, Miklos Deri, Anna Stürzenbecher, Anna Banicevic, Joseph Parks, Flo Fend … , People of Vienna