Miguel Concha arquitectura completes the Santiago Carbonell Foundation Museum in Querétaro
Located within the historic metropolis heart of Querétaro, Mexico, the Santiago Carbonell Foundation Museum is dwelling to a novel pattern of works honoring Carbonell’s famend portray profession. The everlasting exhibition options the artist’s non-public assortment — with some work rescued and plenty of others preserved over time — set towards a warm-toned and intimate backdrop. Completed by Miguel Concha Arquitectura, the museum subtly pairs strong historic components with lighter constructions, uplifting the spatial qualities of the prevailing building, initially a home relationship again to 1760.
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recovering the unique construction with refined touches
With over a decade of planning, architect Miguel Concha Loyola (see extra) efficiently recovered the home’s unique construction with minor modifications to optimize the museum’s operations. Former home rooms are actually reworked into exhibition halls that includes Carbonell’s signature artworks. Meanwhile, the primary gallery is organized round metal components supporting a brand new and lighter roof that preserves the integrity of the unique constructing. A patio, distinctive of the Queretaro homes of the time, join and illuminate all of the areas. The architect additionally included a service space, a store, and a terrace from the place guests can ponder the panorama.
Art, structure, and historical past thus work together seamlessly, combining all the things in a timeless ambiance that celebrates the cultural dynamic of the Mexican metropolis. Program-wise, the museum grants free entry to its exhibitions and packages supplied by the muse, opening up the opportunity of occupying the house in new methods.