The Zentrum Paul Klee Museum

A new year means a new beginning,  new adventures, new goals and one of our goals this year is to become more organized with our uploading schedule. So we decided to upload a new post once a week specially on Thursdays!! So be tuned to see more about our contents!

On today’s post we will talk about an amazing museum; the Zentrum Paul Klee Museum. This is a beautiful project located in Bern Switzerland, created by Renzo Piano; an italian architect. The building was created in homage to the great painter Paul Klee; one of the most influential artists of the 20th century.

The museum is located near Schöngrüng, northeast of Bern. In the middle of a meadow of green tranquility this museum looks like if it was implanted in the ground. There is a forest in the background and the Alps on the merits, in which the building tries to blend into.

The design of the museum is based on curves emerging from the ground forming an arch and arriving to the floor again, and the intention is to adapt the project to the surrounding environment.

The structure is made of steel girders, and the facades are made of glass, combining these materials in the exterior with grass and a diversity of vegetation; the principal materials used in the interior are combined with oak on the floor.

We think that good architecture is one that really adapts to the enviroment and Zentrum Paul Klee Museum achieves it!

ZPK1

ZPK2

ZPK3

ZPK4

ZPK5

ZPK6

ZPK7

ZPK8

ZPK9

ZPK10

ZPK11

ZPK12

ZPK13

ZPK14

ZPK15

ZPK16

Paul Klee Center, Bern, Switzerland

 

http://www.zpk.org

http://www.rpbw.com/project/53/zentrumpaulklee/

http://www.museen-bern.ch/en/museen/zpk/

 www.google.com

 

What is a Virtual Architecture Tour?

A virtual tour in architecture is something that technological advances have contributed to this beautiful art.

In past times, an architect had to express the project through drawings and sketches. The power of imagination, the ability to design and draw were the main keys to transmit how people could have imagined a project not yet built.

Since the computer became a work tool for architects, there was an evolution of how to present projects. What caught the most attention in new architects was the ability to create 3D architectural plants. These new technological advances have progressed to the point of being able to make photorealism models in 3D and virtual architecture tours.

Virtual tours are very useful tools for architects, because it exposes the project as it will become; it gives you a real view of solar orientation depending on where your terrain is, the materials you would like to use, desired interior and exterior colors and even furniture.

Now a days modern constructions are using this type of technology as a way of showing customers how their project will be; that’s why making a virtual tour is a good investment for any kind of project because in a long term it becomes cheaper for them due to that they will know how their project will come out at the end; and they will see if the design meets their expectancies.

Having a virtual tour helps the project to save time; because with it you will have your project completely defined.

If you would like to have a virtual tour of your project contact us by sending us an email to architectureanddesingpnv@gmail.com or by leaving us your information here and we´ll be glad to contact you.

 

Click the images to play the video!

Captura de pantalla 2014-05-14 a la(s) 14.15.43

Click the images to play the video!

VT2

 

Greenland

Greenland is the largest island in the world; it belongs to the American Continent and it is located in between the Atlantic Ocean and the Polar Arctic Ocean. This monumental island is considered an independent state and it belongs to Denmark. It was formerly colonized by Amerindian people, but suffered several invasions from Sweden and later by Denmark.

The surface of the island is known to be covered 84% with ice. Due to weather conditions, the most common means of transportation is by plane.

The main industry in Greenland is mining; due that the island is rich in aluminum, nickel, platinum, tungsten, titanium, and copper.

This place has amazing landscapes; the surface has an intense white ice color making contrast with the dark deep blue sea which makes this a unique place. Greenland is also famous for its aurora borealis.

The natural architecture of the place is special, because it is based in two things; frozen water and liquid water; which together has built this incredible paradise.

GR1

GR2

GR3

GR4GR5

GR6GR7GR8

GR9

GR10

GR11GR12GR13

GR14GR15

GR16GR17GR18

GR19GR20GR21GR22

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenland

http://www.greenland.com/en/

http://www.geographia.com/denmark/greenland.html