Human Entire Body Museum: Undulating Design Wins Competitors

Human Entire body Museum: Undulating Design Wins Competition

Article by Urbanist, filed under Public & Institutional in the Architecture class.

museum of the human body

Its organic kind fits its function as a Cité du Corps Humain (Museum of the Human Entire body) like a metaphorical glove – interlocked fingers had been, in truth, portion of the conceptual inspiration for this new museum in France.

museum site aerial view

museum curves design detail

With a healthcare college a lot more than a millennium old, Montpellier is a fitting area for a virtually 10,000 square-meter area for individuals to “explore the human body from an artistic, scientific and societal method by means of cultural pursuits, interactive exhibitions, performances and workshops.”

museum night curved path

museum exterior roof renderings

Operating with local firm A+ Architecture, BIG was first shortlisted then chosen to total the venture. Their capacity to format compelling modes of visual communication no doubt assisted enhance their prospects with the jury.

museum natural shape diagram

museum city park connection

Weaving together nature and the city, a series of indoor and outside spaces interlock to shape programmatic and public locations. “The museum’s roof functions as an ergonomic garden – a dynamic landscape of vegetal and mineral surfaces that enable the park’s guests to check out and express their bodies in different ways – from contemplation to the efficiency – from calming to working out – from the soothing to the challenging.”