Sou Fujimoto to create House of Hungarian Music at new Budapest museum park

FotoMuzeum Budapest by KÖZTI Architects EngineersEach   of the proposed buildings is expected to demonstrate sustainable building   techniques, whilst also fitting in with the natural and built heritage of the historic park, which claims to have been the world’s first public park. House of Hungarian Music by Sou FujimotoOther projects for the   complex will create new homes for the Hungarian Museum of Photography   –   which will become   FotoMuzeum Budapest – and the Hungarian Museum of Architecture, both of which will be designed by Hungarian firm KÖZTI Architects Engineers. Round openings will   create lightwells, which will in some places continue through the floors. House of Hungarian Music by Sou FujimotoSou Fujimoto’s   design for   the House of Hungarian Music was selected via an anonymous competition process to become one of five new museums planned for a park just outside Budapest’s city centre. Hungarian Mueum of Architecture by KÖZTI Architects EngineersFrench studio   Vallet de Martinis DIID Architectes has also been chosen to design the   Museum of Ethnography. Museum of Ethnography by Vallet de Martinis DIID Architectes»Thanks to this design competition, the museums to be built in the City Park will create a harmonious dialogue with the park and its built environment, representing outstanding architectural value for Budapest and all of Hungary, while catering to the collections and the visitors with their 21st-century functional solutions at a world standard,» said László Baán, ministerial commissioner for the Liget Budapest Project. House of Hungarian Music by Sou FujimotoThe Japanese architect proposes a glass-walled building sheltered beneath   a white   canopy, reminiscent of a giant mushroom. FotoMuzeum Budapest by KÖZTI Architects EngineersKnown as the Liget Budapest Project, the development is spearheaded by The Museum of Fine Arts Budapest and the Városliget Zrt. A new competition has now been announced. Related story: Sou Fujimoto bus shelter closed to prevent «possible accidents»The scheme is part of the Liget Budapest project –   one of Europe’s largest museum developments. Hungarian Mueum of Architecture by KÖZTI Architects EngineersThe complex will be completed by the New National Gallery and Ludwig Museum, but no architect has been named for this building as the jury – chaired by Rijksmuseum director Wim Pijbes and Pritzker Prize managing director Martha Thorne – couldn’t find a suitable candidate among the 80 submissions.

Updated: 24 декабря, 2014 — 4:38 пп