Hans Arp Museum, Architecture, Architect, Location, Date, German Project
Hans Arp Museum – Rolandseck Architecture, Germany
Buildings in northwest Germany: Rolandseck, Rheinland-Pfalz design by Richard Meier Architects
page updated 24 Aug 2016 ; 10 Oct 2011
Hans Arp Museum Germany
Design: Richard Meier & Partners Architects
Location: Rolandseck, Germany
Jean Arp was born in Strasbourg as Hans Arp in 1886. He became a member of the Dada movement, the Dadaists.
The Museum also explains the work of Sophie Taeuber-Arp.
The design of the Arp Museum represents the seamless integration of the building’s spectacular site with the museum’s mission to showcase the work of the Dadaist master Hans Arp and his circle. One of the unique features of the region in which the museum is located is the series of medieval castles that line a 35-mile stretch of the river Rhine.
The Arp Museum, sited on a wooded escarpment overlooking the Rhine, responds and echoes the forms of these captivating relics.
The structure’s entry sequence does not begin in the museum proper, but rather at the base of the bank-side mountain, in the old village railway station, used since the 1960s as an exhibition space. The lowest level of the station functions as the main entrance to the new museum building, which is reached only gradually by a series of carefully modulated tunnels and shafts that burrow into and up through the mountain to the new building.
Richard Meier & Partners Exhibition in Germany
Sep 30, 2012 – Mar 3, 2013
Richard Meier & Partners is pleased to announce ‘Richard Meier. Building as Art’ at the Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck in Remagen, Germany.
Richard Meier. Building as Art illustrates Meier’s complex design process using prominent buildings and projects from his entire work history. The main focus will be on his museum buildings, as well as on the residential projects created at the start of his career in the USA.
Hans Arp Museum architect – Richard Meier, New York City, NY, USA
Location: Hans Arp Museum, Rolandseck, Germany
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