The Beirut City Museum In progress Beirut

Client
Solidere, Kulturministerium DGA
Area (sqm)
5000
Tags
Culture, Architecture
Topics
Archaeology, History
Formats
Exhibition

ATELIER BRÜCKNER is working with Renzo Piano Building Workshop on this 5000 sqm meter new museum located on Martyr Square in Central Beirut for Solidere and the Ministry of Culture DGA.

The BCM will present a strategic approach to protect, preserve, enhance and better present Beirut History and Archaeological Heritage, both as a focus of national cultural identity, as well as an exceptional visitor destination that displays the multilayered heritage of the city of Beirut. The BCM is located within the Ancient Tell that signifies the earliest settlement in Beirut. Comprising of both the building and the outdoor extension of the Ancient Tell, the BCM is a site museum that offers the opportunity to tell the story of Beirut through the content of the new building and in situ in the archaeological park.

Exhibition design, scenography
ATELIER BRÜCKNER
Architecture
Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Renderings
Renzo Piano Building Workshop (exterior view), ATELIER BRÜCKNER
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