Museu Nacional dos Coches – Belém – Lisboa

Project by Paulo Mendes da Rocha, MMbb, Bak Gordon Arquitectos, AFAconsult – Site visit, june 2015

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Museu Nacional dos Coches

“Can Architecture Still Be Public?”

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Environment of an emblematic concentration of historical representations of land-, sea- and air transportion, etc. – Vasco da Gama, Camoes, Albuquerque, Coutinho/Cabral, emperors, kings, nobles, cardinals, etc. are still present all over the area.

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urban stroll from Rua Junqueira to “Praça Alta”

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Rua Junqueira, above – bottom “Praça Alta” with the new (Tamborete” like) Annex-Stucture at the corner of Rua Junqueira and Praça Afonso de Albuquerque.

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architecture promenade from “Praça Alta” to the “Praça”

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the new Museum Structure, a white floating “Jangada”

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walking ramps, platforms and stairs down from “Praça Alta” to the “Praça”

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secondary access from Rua Junqueira

via Rua Cais de Alfândega Velha

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views of the Museum from East

 

 

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“Praça”

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from the “Passagem” to the “Praça”

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from the “Praça” to the “Passagem”, above – bottom, “Passagem” to “Praça Afonso de Albuquerque”

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Rua Junqueira – Praça Afonso de Albuquerque

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Junction Rua Junqueira – Praça Afonso de Albuquerque

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Praça Afonso de Albuquerque

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Praça Afonso de Albuquerque – Avenida Índia

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The Museum along Avenida Índia

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Jardim Afonso de Albuquerque

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Jardim Afonso de Albuquerque – 2015.06.19

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2007.01.18 PMR, Rio

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Paulo Mendes da Rocha – 2007.01.18 Rio de Janeiro

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Annex-Structure – interiors

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“Tamborete”

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wafer-like skylight structure reflecting in the water film above the auditorium – left: the (unfinished) “passarela” and above the restaurant, on the right the library.

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Museu – interiors

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“Jangada”

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the two main exhibition spaces seen from eye-level and gallery-level

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one of the elegant lateral vitrines of the main exhibition rooms

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hall in front of the aula – “Vilanova-type” skylights, above

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cantilivering hall and stairways to and from the galleries

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technical installations on the roof.

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