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Abteilung Islam/Mittlerer Osten: The Jameel Gallery Juli 2006, Softroom

"FuturePlan" for the Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) is one of the world’s most important museums for design and craftworks. A total of 145 rooms are spread over 45,000 m² of exhibition space containing around four million works. In 2001 the museum started its ‘Future Plan’ initiative, a programme to renovate the west London location that has been in use for around 150 years. The work includes the reconfiguration of numerous galleries as well as a café and garden, entrance access, the management system and educational rooms.

See below for some of the completed projects:

Jewellery: The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery
May 2008 – Eva Jiricna Architects

Sculpture: The Dorothy and Michael Hintze Galleries
July 2007 – Eva Jiricna Architects


Islamic Middle East Gallery: The Jameel Gallery
July 2006 – Softroom

Ceramics: The Ceramics Study Galleries
June 2010 – OPERA Amsterdam

Garden: The John Madejski Garden
July 2005 – Kim Wilkie Associates

Café
November 2006 – McInnes Usher McKnight Architects

Medieval & Renaissance: The Renaissance City
December 2009 – McInnes Usher McKnight Architects


Abteilung Mittelalter und Renaissance: Daylight Gallery
December 2009 – McInnes Usher McKnight Architects

You can find out more about the new, innovative glass roof in the Daylight Gallery (transparent panels in the corner sections - each bent during the fitting – lie on radially designed translucent mountings) in the project documentation in Detail 1+2/2011 ‘Glass Construction’.


This article is taken out of the following magazine:
DETAIL 1+2/2011

Glass Construction

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