Restoration of the Museum of Modern Art in the Netherlands
• Restoration of the Museum of Modern Art in the Netherlands
The restoration of the City Museum of Modern Art in the city of Schiedam in the Netherlands began in 2006. MVRDV design office has designed the main entrance area, moved into the building of an old chapel in neoclassical style in 1787. As an architectural monument, it had to remain intact, so the architects had to beat structure. They have kept the open space of the chapel, and at the same time managed to place him in the hall, cafes and shops with souvenirs and books. Gray and inconspicuous, 500 square room. meters have been decorated in a bright red color. The entire perimeter of the chapel installed numerous shelves made of MDF, made in conjunction with the company's engineers and designers of the company ABT Coors Interior. They reverently encircle the historical elements of the chapel, creating an interesting contrast between old and new, at the same time in any time can be easily removed, leaving a cultural heritage of the city intact.