Atelier Christian de Portzamparc

November 09, 2015 /

Cidade das Artes

Atelier Christian de Portzamparc
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Cidade das Artes is a art and music complex situated between the sea and the mountains in the center of Barra da Tijuca; a newly developed district of Rio de Janeiro.

Musee Hergé by Atelier Christian de Portzamparc in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. Entrance exterior.
Photo: © Nicolas Borel
July 29, 2009 /

Musee Hergé
Atelier Christian de Portzamparc
Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

An elongated prism floats in the forest while a footbridge connects it to the city. Vast bay windows seem to suggest comic strips spaces, while the prism offers a colorful, fantasy like circulation space. This large reception area accommodates the four exhibition volumes, also linked via footbridges.

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