Latin American Art Miami (LAAM) by FR-EE Architects | ITSLIQUID

Latin American Art Miami (LAAM) by FR-EE Architects

Architecture | December 23, 2014 |

FR-EEImage courtesy of FR-EE Architects

Latin American Art Miami (LAAM) by FR-EE Architects

A private art collector, who specializes in modern and contemporary art from Latin America, is developing his well-known gallery into a new museum: the Latin American Art Miami (LAAM). He invited FR-EE to design the first home for the museum. The collection includes artists such as Diego Rivera, Fernando Botero, Wifredo Lam, Guillermo Kutica, Roberto Matta, Rufino Tamayo, among others.

FR-EEImage courtesy of FR-EE Architects

The building is inspired by the different sections of the urban composite of Miami, whose outline gives shape to each of the four levels. The floors create generous terraces, which blur the border between indoors and outdoors, and transform the spaces into real “sculptural gardens”.

FR-EEImage courtesy of FR-EE Architects

Different levels define the program of the museum. The first floor is reserved for emergent artists, the second will house temporary exhibitions, and the third will show a selection of works of the permanent collection. A restaurant will be located on the fourth and uppermost floor.

more. fr-ee.org

Are you an artist, architect, designer? Would you like to be featured on ITSLIQUID platform? Send an e-mail to info@itsliquid.com or fill the form below






    RELATED POSTS


    Taipei Performing Arts Center

    Architecture | February 19, 2024

    An ancient art form for civic participation, theater has evolved into the modern world as a vocation of the culturally refined, with its significance in daily life diminished. Read more


    “CHANHING OUR FOOTPRINT” OPENS IN…

    Architecture | February 1, 2024

    Explore materials and methods of the future which can pave the way for building on the planet's terms. From November 17, everyone is welcome at Danish Architecture Center to the Changing our Footprint exhibition, where the global firm Henning Larsen Architects are showcasing their ideas on forging a sustainable transition of architecture. Read more


    Iwan Baan. Moments in Architecture

    Architecture | January 21, 2024

    Iwan Baan is one of today's leading photographers of architecture and the built environment. His images document the growth of global megacities, explore traditional and informal housing structures, and portray buildings by prominent contemporary architects including Rem Koolhaas, Herzog & de Meuron, Kazuyo Sejima, and Tatiana Bilbao. Read more


    FROM THE HIGH LINE TO…

    Architecture | January 5, 2024

    Named the world’s Best Tall Building in its category by The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat at the organization’s annual conference last week, The Spiral visually extends the landscape of the nearby High Line Park up and around The Spiral’s exterior, allowing access to green outdoor terraces from each of the building’s 66 stories. Read more


    Sign up for our Newsletter.

    Enter your email to receive our latest updates!