Green Corner Building (C3 no.415)


Green Corner Building _ Studio Anne Holtrop

C3 no.415 / pp.014-027 (14 pages)



Green Corner Building _ Studio Anne Holtrop

Muharraq, Bahrain, 2020

Sand cast concrete creates a narrow, stacked art facility in Bahrain
In the historic town of Muharraq, located on an island of Bahrain, a distinctive narrow new building for art collection storage and archive has appeared in the urban fabric, designed by architect Anne Holtrop, who relocated to the Gulf kingdom from his native Amsterdam. Called the Green Corner Building, it is actually gray and looks as if four horizontal planes are sandwiching rectangular vertical slabs of rough stone. […]