The Moscow Polytechnical Museum is transformed into a ‘City of Innovation’ where past, present and future of the human inventiveness come together. The nineteenth century museum will be renovated with respect to the existing qualities. The courtyard is covered to form the new heart of the museum. This central hall is opened up on all sides to connect to the public domain of the city. The glazed roof of the courtyard forms a big event hall, hovering over the museum. This multi-purpose hall creates a new public space where the techological future of Russia is represented while a spectacular panorama over Moscow city center is offered.
Program: 30.000 m2 museum
Client: Polytechnical Museum, Moscow
Status: Competition design 2011