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Thomas Heatherwick’s V&A Waterfront Gallery in Cape Town Will be Carved From an Old Grain Silo

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by Ross Brooks last modified Mar 05, 2014


42 vertical concrete tubes and a distinct lack of open space might not sound like ideal conditions for an exhibition of modern African art, but for Thomas Heatherwick it's just another puzzle to solve. The architect plans to integrate the heritage of an industrial




 

 

V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, Thomas Heatherwick, Van Der Merwe Miszewski, Rick Brown Associates, Jacobs Parker, Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, Jochen Zeitz art collection, cellular concrete structure, industrial grain silo museum,

42 vertical concrete tubes and a distinct lack of open space might not sound like ideal conditions for an exhibition of modern African art, but for Thomas Heatherwick it’s just another puzzle to solve. The architect plans to integrate the heritage of an industrial grain silo into the new V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, which will feature artwork from the personal collection of Jochen Zeitz, a German collector, entrepreneur, and ex-CEO of Puma.

V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, Thomas Heatherwick, Van Der Merwe Miszewski, Rick Brown Associates, Jacobs Parker, Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, Jochen Zeitz art collection, cellular concrete structure, industrial grain silo museum, V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, Thomas Heatherwick, Van Der Merwe Miszewski, Rick Brown Associates, Jacobs Parker, Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, Jochen Zeitz art collection, cellular concrete structure, industrial grain silo museum,


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