The exhibition room as an exhibit


11MAR 2019
# TITLE: The exhibition room as an exhibit
# STUDENTS: Lygerou Emmanouela , Ntouka Foteini
# SUPERVISOR: Moraitis Konstantinos
# DATE: 2018-19
# COURSE: Architectural Design 5 Adding new mode to an existing shell
# SCHOOL / DEPARTMENT: School of Architecture, National Technical University of Athens

Ηe central idea that led to this gesture was the need to strengthen the communication of the Bouboulina, Tositsa, Gkini and Averof buildings, creating a two-storey structure 55x3,50m parallel to the Bouboulina building at a distance of 24,5m. where they are connected by a bridge on the 4th floor.

Reference point of our intervention is the exhibition space located on the second level, while in the first we have a design space.

However, this environment creates the desire for a construction that not only can be used as an exhibition space but is also an exhibit itself. This is achieved through the visual sensation that a man envelops at any point in the construction he stays after the perforated filtering the eastern light, creating a shadow and reflection game inside the structure, as well as the visual springs created when he is on the bridge.

The intervention is based on 5 columns and the static capacity of the lift of 14.5m. thus avoiding the burden of the perimeter buildings making it so to function autonomously.

Entrance to the building takes place via its lift or the staircase of the Bouboulina building, which on the 4th floor communicates with a bridge. Through this bridge, visual communication is enhanced.

However, the intervention is not only performed as an elevated structure but also on the ground with planting strips parallel to it ,by means of engravings that guide you to the entrances of the perimeter buildings.

The overall intervention brings us the feeling of the room, since the space around Tositsa, Bouboulina and Gkini gives the feeling of the interior with our interventions to complete the carpet on the ground and the roof high on it.