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Garage Museum Headquarters / FORM

The Garage Museum was moved from its original location at the Bahmetyevsky Bus Depot to Gorky Park in 2012. Its headquarters were relocated to a seemingly anonymous building partly occupied by the park administration. Research into the history of the site revealed an architectural palimpsest, a building with many lives that was marked by crucial events in Moscow?s history.

© Yuri Palmin

Architects: FORM

Location: Moscow, Russia

Lead Architects: Olga Treivas, Vera Odyn, Polina Litvinenko, Maria Zlobina, Crispijn van Sas, Natalia Samohina

Area: 1400.0 m2

Project Year: 2017

Photographs: Yuri Palmin

Client: Garage Museum of Contemporary Art
© Yuri Palmin

The Garage Museum was moved from its original location at the Bahmetyevsky Bus Depot to Gorky Park in 2012. Its headquarters were relocated to a seemingly anonymous building partly occupied by the park administration. Research into the history of the site revealed an architectural palimpsest, a building with many lives that was marked by crucial events in Moscow?s history.

© Yuri Palmin

Garage Axonometries

© Yuri Palmin

Built at the end of the 19th century as a shipyard, the building was reinvented several times, becoming a pavilion at the first All-Union Agricultural Exhibition, a cinema, a WWII trophy gallery, a bathhouse, and a shop of sanitary equipment and ceramics. Several prominent a...
Source: Archdaily
URL: http://www.archdaily.com/

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