Z33 House for Contemporary Art, Design and Architecture (C3 no.411)

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Francesa Torzo Architetto

C3 no.411 / pp.154-175 (22 pages)

 

Z33 House for Contemporary Art, Design and Architecture _ Francesa Torzo Architetto

Limburg, Belgium, 2018

Historic urban fabric informs an abstracted museum extension
The art museum Z33 in Hasselt, Belgium forms part of a triangle of varied brick buildings enclosing a large central garden, which were built for independent religious women who did not become nuns. This arrangement is known as a beguinage, and originally served to exclude the city from the garden, which was a communal resource for the women. […]