Victoria and Albert Museum

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During this afternoon's scheme design presentation, Sou Fujimoto explained how his acrylic tree structure, the Outside/Inside Tree has been greaty rationalised and simplified. Instead of being a curvilinear form, the structure will now be an angular abstraction of this previous proposal, consisting of hundreds of acryclic polygons bound together by cable ties. Here, in this film, Sou Fujimoto...
The Japanese architect, Terunobu Fujimori arrived in London today, and he started off with a visit to the V&A Medieval & Renaissance Daylit Gallery where he will be building his structure for our '1:1' exhibition. The preparations for the M&R Galleries are so intense at the moment that there is a total lock-down on the site, apart from access for essential project staff. We...
This afternoon we had a scheme design presentation from Studio Mumbai (Director, Bijoy Jain and Michael Anastassiades - a long-term collaborator). The design has changed quite dramatically from concept design stage, but the thesis remains the same. The structure is an exploration of high-density building strategies witnessed by the Studio Mumbai office directly behind their workshop. A number of...