MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS

Lille, FRANCE

 

Equerre d’Argent Award 1997

DuPont Benedictus Award 1998

Mies van der Rohe Award 1999, finalist project

 

Renovation and extension of the existing museum building. Creation of a temporary exhibition space and new public services (200-seat auditorium, library, educational studios, restaurant) and preservation offices. Museography of permanent collections.

 

Client : City of Lille

Realization :  1992 -1997

Construction cost : 25 M€ (building) + 5 M€ (museography), excl. taxes

Surface : 28 000 sqm GFA (of which 11 000 sqm is extension)

Architects / Museographers : Jean-Marc Ibos Myrto Vitart

Project leaders : Pierre Cantacuzène (building), Sophie N’Guyen (façades, museography), Hugues Fontenas (studies)

Structural engineer : Khephren Ingénierie

Mechanical / Electrical engineer : Alto Ingénierie

Quantity surveyor : ATEC

Façade consultant : Y.R.M. Anthony Hunt & Ass.

Lightning consultant : L’Observatoire 1, Georges Berne

Safety consultant : Casso et Associés

Signage designer : Visual Design, Jean Widmer

Landscape consultant : Louis Benech

Artistic interventions : Guilio Paolini, atrium ; Gaetano Pesce, entry hall

Images copyrights : Georges Fessy