Drawing Without Words: Guggenheim Helsinki Museum
Autor: José Afonso
Tipo capa: Capa dura
This proposal for the Guggenheim Museum in Helsinki highlights the relationship between art and architecture through the "NEST" form inspired on the piece "Sleeping-bird" from the designer Timo Sarpaneva. The design process had as a starting point the international constellation network of the Guggenheim Museums. It was extremely important to emphasize the interconnection between the Guggenheim Musems: NewYork, Bilbao, Venice and Abu Dhabi. Using a geometric process several meridians (by Google-Earth) were delineated departing from the existing locations converging into a unique "G/H-POINT" (Guggenheim Helsinki - Point), symbolically represented by the vertical Wind-Tower. The Museum is integrated into the city historic plan with the two grids direction from the urban context.The tree bridge, the walking roof and the patio reflects the nature and the lake, creating space to explore new public areas and green ideas. The project is an Open Art Box of Art and Architecture...