Guggenheim Helsinki, 2014

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The main objectives of the proposal are to activate a visual and physical connection between the centre of Helsinki and the port area without obstructing the visual (and physical) relationship between the Tahititornin Park and the port and sea and to design a museum environment that would guarantee the maximum flexibility to visitors and curators, achieving the perfect balance in sizing and arrangement of the exhibition spaces.
To achieve these goals, the project has been divided into two parts: a relatively low but extensive plinth hosting predominantly public functions and a more compact floating block hosting the spaces of the museum.
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Project: Guggenheim Museum Helsinki
Status: Competition
Program: Museum of art and design
Client: Guggenheim Museum
Key Team Members: Marco de Piaggi, Weronika Wawrzyniak