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Take a photographic walkabout of the interior of Cape Town& Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art and get a sneak peek of the art on exhibition. Contemporary African Art, Museum Of Contemporary Art, Thomas Heatherwick, Grain Silo, V&a Waterfront, Concrete Building, Royal Academy Of Arts, Space Gallery, Exhibition Space

Zeitz MOCAA: Carving a Void Sphere in the Silo

How do you turn 42 vertical concrete tubes into a place to experience contemporary culture? Since the 1920s, the prominent grain silo on Cape Town's waterfront had stored and graded corn from all over South Africa. After it was decommissioned in the 1990s its owners, the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, approached the studio to develop ideas for adapting the silo and its site. Although the waterfront was already a vibrant area, it lacked a major cultural institution. At the same time, the Zeitz…

On September 2017 the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA) opened its doors in Cape Town. The museum self-proclaimed it was the biggest contemporary African Art museum on the continent. Architecture Design, World Architecture Festival, Museum Architecture, Industrial Architecture, Cultural Architecture, Architecture Awards, Contemporary African Art, Museum Of Contemporary Art, Space Gallery

Zeitz MOCAA: Carving a Void Sphere in the Silo

How do you turn 42 vertical concrete tubes into a place to experience contemporary culture? Since the 1920s, the prominent grain silo on Cape Town's waterfront had stored and graded corn from all over South Africa. After it was decommissioned in the 1990s its owners, the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, approached the studio to develop ideas for adapting the silo and its site. Although the waterfront was already a vibrant area, it lacked a major cultural institution. At the same time, the Zeitz…

Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA). Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA), created by London-based architect Thomas Heatherwick. Contemporary African Art, Museum Of Contemporary Art, Contemporary Architecture, Space Gallery, Art Gallery, Architecture Organique, Thomas Heatherwick, Grain Silo, V&a Waterfront

Zeitz MOCAA: Carving a Void Sphere in the Silo

How do you turn 42 vertical concrete tubes into a place to experience contemporary culture? Since the 1920s, the prominent grain silo on Cape Town's waterfront had stored and graded corn from all over South Africa. After it was decommissioned in the 1990s its owners, the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, approached the studio to develop ideas for adapting the silo and its site. Although the waterfront was already a vibrant area, it lacked a major cultural institution. At the same time, the Zeitz…

Incredible Grain Silo Transformation: Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa Contemporary African Art, Museum Of Contemporary Art, Space Gallery, Art Gallery, African Museum, Thomas Heatherwick, Grain Silo, V&a Waterfront, Colossal Art

Zeitz MOCAA: Carving a Void Sphere in the Silo

How do you turn 42 vertical concrete tubes into a place to experience contemporary culture? Since the 1920s, the prominent grain silo on Cape Town's waterfront had stored and graded corn from all over South Africa. After it was decommissioned in the 1990s its owners, the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, approached the studio to develop ideas for adapting the silo and its site. Although the waterfront was already a vibrant area, it lacked a major cultural institution. At the same time, the Zeitz…

Heatherwick Studio has completed in Cape Town the Zeitz MOCAA, the world’s largest museum dedicated to contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora. Grain Silo, Laminated Glass, Concrete Building, African Artists, Reinforced Concrete, Space Gallery, Exhibition Space, Atrium

Zeitz MOCAA: Carving a Void Sphere in the Silo

How do you turn 42 vertical concrete tubes into a place to experience contemporary culture? Since the 1920s, the prominent grain silo on Cape Town's waterfront had stored and graded corn from all over South Africa. After it was decommissioned in the 1990s its owners, the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, approached the studio to develop ideas for adapting the silo and its site. Although the waterfront was already a vibrant area, it lacked a major cultural institution. At the same time, the Zeitz…

Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) is a towering art gallery with over 80 spaces, designed by architect Thomas Heatherwick. Contemporary African Art, Museum Of Contemporary Art, Space Gallery, Art Gallery, Moon Star Tattoo, African Museum, Thomas Heatherwick, Grain Silo, African Artists

Zeitz MOCAA: Carving a Void Sphere in the Silo

How do you turn 42 vertical concrete tubes into a place to experience contemporary culture? Since the 1920s, the prominent grain silo on Cape Town's waterfront had stored and graded corn from all over South Africa. After it was decommissioned in the 1990s its owners, the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, approached the studio to develop ideas for adapting the silo and its site. Although the waterfront was already a vibrant area, it lacked a major cultural institution. At the same time, the Zeitz…

archatlas: “ Thomas Heatherwick reveals Zeitz MOCAA art galleries carved out of Cape Town grain silo Thomas Heatherwick has created South Africa’s biggest art museum – by hollowing out the inside of. Contemporary African Art, Museum Of Contemporary Art, Contemporary Architecture, Modern Art, Architecture Awards, Architecture Design, Cultural Architecture, African Museum, Elevator Design

Zeitz MOCAA: Carving a Void Sphere in the Silo

How do you turn 42 vertical concrete tubes into a place to experience contemporary culture? Since the 1920s, the prominent grain silo on Cape Town's waterfront had stored and graded corn from all over South Africa. After it was decommissioned in the 1990s its owners, the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, approached the studio to develop ideas for adapting the silo and its site. Although the waterfront was already a vibrant area, it lacked a major cultural institution. At the same time, the Zeitz…

African Architecture That Will Surprise Even The Most Critical Architectural Expert. It Is Worth Touring Africa To See All This. Tianjin, Museum Of Contemporary Art, Contemporary Architecture, Le Cargo, Thomas Heatherwick, Stone City, Grain Silo, Cradle Of Civilization, Pyramids Of Giza

Zeitz MOCAA: Carving a Void Sphere in the Silo

How do you turn 42 vertical concrete tubes into a place to experience contemporary culture? Since the 1920s, the prominent grain silo on Cape Town's waterfront had stored and graded corn from all over South Africa. After it was decommissioned in the 1990s its owners, the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, approached the studio to develop ideas for adapting the silo and its site. Although the waterfront was already a vibrant area, it lacked a major cultural institution. At the same time, the Zeitz…

The Silo, Copenhagen - Galvanizers Association Decor Interior Design, Interior Decorating, End Of Spring, Modular Housing, Grain Silo, Concrete Structure, Create Space, Copenhagen, Home Art

The Silo, Copenhagen - Galvanizers Association

Old industrial harbours across the world share many modern day ills, loss of trade has led to abandonment and dereliction. Many are now being used as facilitators of city renewal and locations for leisure and much sought after living environments. The port of Copenhagen is currently in a process of transformation. In addition to a …