The efforts of the two studios extended to the interior of the museum.
Just like the Laecken-Halle, the new structure designed by Happel Cornelisse Verhoeven will seamlessly and intelligently fit into the city’s urban environment.
The museum sees itself a renewing network museum that ties the past and present together and seeks to inspire its visitors using old and new interpretations. Museum de Lakenhal, a 375-year-old building in the Dutch town of Lien, has been given a contemporary extension and redesign by Happel Cornelisse Verhoeven and Julian Harrap Architects. The new extension's brick facade references to woollen fabric and factories that made trade across the world.
Housed in a building from 1641 by city architect Arent van Gravesande, the pragmatic brick building is a fine example of Dutch Classicism and features a subtle brick pattern that refers to the woven fabrics the city was famed for in its trading history. Design: Julian Harrap Architects LLP and Happel Cornelisse Verhoeven.
For the structure’s materials, the designers will rely on the museum’s existing style. As a testimony to the hall’s artisan identity and entrepreneurial function, the architects have continued to keep the design principle of ‘noble simplicity’ in mind while developing their designs for restoration and expansion. Museum de Lakenhal, a 375-year-old building in the Dutch town of Leiden, has been given a contemporary extension and redesign by Happel Cornelisse Verhoeven and Julian Harrap Architects.
By intelligently bringing the past and the present together as one, the design perfectly captures the museum’s modern and daring nature.’ The restoration and expansion of Museum De Lakenhal are a part of the city’s development of a Cultural District, which also includes the brand-new music venue Bros. De Nobel, the construction of a new underground parking garage on the Lammermarkt and a redesign of Leiden’s Singel Park. Museum de Lakenhal Competition Winners. Architect Robert Sandford: ‘The project for the Lakenhal seeks to give an understanding and clarity to the original building and subsequent layers of history from 17th century Cloth Hall to 21st century museum.’A safe and enjoyable museum visit for everyone - online tickets onlyclick the button to download the file and images.Within just one year, the architects developed a definitive design that is both cost-conscious and of a very high quality.
The structure’s plinth will feature monumental, arching doors that lead to the museum’s headquarters. "Vote for your favourite projects and studios in the Dezeen ...Dezeen Awards 2020 studio shortlist revealedMuseum de Lakenhal given redesign and concertina-style pale brick extensionThe extension is called the Van Steijn building and has a brick facade with concertina-style folds that was designed as a reference to fabric factories and woven textiles.Built in 1641 by the architect Arent van's-Gravesande, the Laecken-Halle was originally a centre for the fabric trade. These investigations consist of feasibility studies on construction, building and detailing. Finished: 2019. Open Air Museum De Lakenhal: Maison d’Artiste.
A new extension will also be built to the north of the site with a new frontage facing the Lammermarkt public square.photo : ScagliolaBrakkee / © Neutelings Riedijk ArchitectsFront Elevation of The Museum de Lakenhal:The building was subsequently extended in the late 19th century when it ceased to be the cloth trade hall and was converted to the City Museum and Art Gallery. The design’s new exhibition wing will feature a modern interpretation of the museum’s current brick architecture, and has been inspired by the monumental surroundings of the museum. Architect: Happel Cornelisse Verhoeven Architecten, Julian Harrap Architects.
For Dutch see below - English - Since its reopening, 380 years to the day from its original completion, Museum de Lakenhal in Leiden has been hailed as a landmark project, both for its radical and meticulous approach to weaving 21st century architecture into a centuries old fabric, as well as for its fully integrated vision of what a present day museum experience can be.
A large, arching window will openly and visibly present the new exhibition hall to the city.
They recently completed Dezeen Awards 2020 design shortlist revealed"The traces from 375 years of building history were preserved as far as possible and left visible," said the studio.Museum de Lakenhal, a 375-year-old building in the Dutch town of Vote for your favourite Dezeen Awards 2020 entries in our ...A path leads to the Achterplaats, a former courtyard behind the main building that has been covered with a glass roof to form a light-filled central hub for the museum.Dezeen Awards 2020 interiors shortlist announcedThe four wings of the Museum de Lakenhal – the upper floors of the Laecken-Halle, the Harteveltzaal, the Papevleugel and the Van Steijn building – can all be accessed from the Achterplaats.You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link at the bottom of every newsletter.Dezeen Awards 2020 design longlist announcedYou will shortly receive a welcome email so please check your inbox.
Traces of all those different periods and alterations can still be found in the museum’s structure, giving it an unique patina. However, the groundbreaking design, which was way ahead on the developments in technology, would be of great influence on Modern Architecture.A safe and enjoyable museum visit for everyone - online tickets onlyPlease subscribe here for a monthly newsletter (in Dutch only) from Museum De LakenhalTo Theo van Doesburg, colour was the most important means to expression: “In the end, the surface is the only defining factor in architecture. This group exhibition was held from the 15th of October till the 15th of November in Galerie l‘Effort Moderne in Paris.
The designers have worked on Maison d’Artiste with the primary colours red, yellow and blue and the ‘non-colours’ black, white and grey. Support the museum. The new structures that will be raised during this expansion will add a new and contemporary layer to the museum’s already diverse palette of structures from different periods in history. The current design perfectly fits into the original financial plans, for which the municipality of Leiden has provided 16,6 million euros. Museum De Lakenhal is Leiden’s municipal museum for art, applied art and history and since its inception in 1874 it has been housed in the ‘Laecken-Halle’, a stately mansion designed in 1641 by the city architect, Arent van ’s-Gravesande.