VitraHaus x Herzog & de Meuron

vitra haus_Herzog & de Meuron[all images courtesy vitra ]

“…as the purpose of the VitraHaus is to display home furnishings, the architects of the VitraHaus, Herzog & de Meuron, took up the idea of the “archetypal house”, as the proportions and dimensions of the rooms bring to mind “residential space” that is familiar to us – the architects use the term “domestic scale”. the individual “houses” which have the general characteristics of a showroom are with few exceptions glazed at the gable ends only. superimposed in five storeys and overhanging in some cases by up to 15 metres, the twelve houses which each intersect the gables of the storey below create an almost chaotic whole… “ – via vitra

緣起於Swiss furniture manufacture Vitra在位於Weil am Rhein, Germany的Vitra Campus找不到任何室內場地可以展示它們在2004年開始出線的Home Collection,公司在2006年決定請鄰居,Basel-based 瑞士建築師 Herzog & de Meuron設計VitraHaus。這一棟(應該說是12棟?)新建築物距離上次 frank gehry(也是最近的一次)替Vitra設計的Vitra Design Museum博物館已經有十六年了…事隔16年,在時間以及預算都控制恰好的情況下,VitraHaus終於誕生,成為Vitra Campus的最新成員。

Herzog & de Meuron設計的VitraHaus位在(5)

vitra campus map[all images courtesy vitra ]


這個螺旋梯被建築師稱為 “secret world”–感覺就像是迷宮依樣,帶領參觀者穿越五樓空間的小宇宙.

vitra haus_interior[all images courtesy vitra ]

總之這個Vitra Campus離瑞士很近,大家下次去德國記得要make a trip參觀一下。今天不太想廢話,更多介紹可以來這裡看。


+ back to 2007, before it started the construction… click here

喜歡 Iwan Baan的攝影風格的可以來這裡看,有一些其他不同角度的照片

+ designboom工作人員去參觀的室內照片…以及很多很多室外照片….很多…

visit Vitra Design Museum

VitraHaus x Herzog & de Meuron

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