Chilean Architects Designing Massive Exhibition Space in Qatar

May 15th, 2017

Qatar Art Mill, via Art NewspaperChilean architectural practice Elemental has won the contract to redesign a former flour mill in Qatar into a massive art exhibition space.  The space is anticipated to be around 80,000 sq. meters in size, considerably larger than the Tate Modern, and will play on the original structure’s layout and design.  “The [Elemental] team added to the strict geometry of retained silos a looser grouping of new silos that will act as cooling chimneys circulating air through the site that extends spectacularly on three sides into Doha Bay,” the project statement says. 

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