Mathew & Ghosh Architects encloses Bangalore art museum in stainless steel “water tank”

“Local studio Mathew & Ghosh Architects has completed the Museum of Art & Photography in Bangalore, India.

Set to open later this month, the Museum of Art & Photography (MAP) has a distinctive facade that encloses pared-back internal spaces.

“The architectural necessity for MAP to be an unmissable part of the city for the visitor and the dweller alike was a critical factor,” said Mathew & Ghosh Architects co-founder Soumitro Ghosh. “It had to be iconic, for ease of cognition.”

“The responsibility of architectural design of a museum in its internal enclosure is however to give complete foreground to art in all possible, within and around the building,” he told Dezeen.”

Read the full story in Dezeen here.


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