A new rooftop for art: Museum remodeling by Hoskins Architects in Aberdeen
In ten years of planning and construction work, Hoskins Architects has refurbished Aberdeen Art Gallery and increased it in height. The copper-clad rooftop extension offers space for temporary exhibitions while also providing natural daylight to the sculpture hall below.
Client: Aberdeen City Council
Architects: Hoskins Architects
Structural engineering and TGA-planning: Buro Happold
Location: Schoolhill, Aberdeen AB10 1FQ (GB)
Our Readers’ Favourites: The Most Popular DETAIL-online Articles in September
In September, our readers were particularly enthusiastic about the following three contributions: The experimental Villa Korup in Denmark, a museum remodeling in Aberdeen and finally a single-family residence, which is in Takatsuki, Japan.
Shiny patina: Villa Korup by Jan Henrik Jansen and Marshall Blecher
After a Danish family’s house was destroyed in a fire, the experimental Villa Korup is now to help to bring about a new start. Its materials were to age in a controlled manner involving colours that change over time. The choice fell on cross-laminated timber and steel panels.
Architect: Jan Henrik Jansen, Marshall Blecher
Location: Fören, Dänemark (DK)