Greenland National Gallery for Art by BIG

Greenland National Gallery for Art by BIG

Greenland National Gallery for Art by BIG

Greenland National Gallery for Art by BIG

Greenland National Gallery for Art by BIG

When I first saw BIG’s winning design for the upcoming Greenland National Gallery for Art, I thought to myself, “They’re building it on Neptune.” While that isn’t entirely true, the geniuses behind the project saw it fit to drop the entire museum directly into the shoreline, letting it melt into the environment. The effect is stunning and otherworldly, like something from a sci-fi movie, which in my mind means that they’re got something good.

My favorite part is the giant window cut out from the center of the structure. It’s the fact that it’s not just a circle, it’s this odd shaped window that shows the ocean from the upper portion, and a sample of the shoreline from below. You can see what I mean by looking in the third and fourth photos above. If you’re interested in seeing more I’d suggest you click here. Really looking forward to seeing how it turns out once it’s built.

Bobby

Bobby Solomon

July 20, 2011 / By

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