Földes Architects: Kemenes Volcanopark Visitor Center

Located 200 km from Budapest in Hungary, "Kemenes Volcanopark Visitor Center" was created by Földes Architects. This recreation area dedicated to volcanoes stretches almost 1000 m² in a tangle of simple and massive forms.

Towering over five floors, the building is inspired by the volcanic past of the place. To recreate the power of nature, the architects have turned to industrial and raw materials and special hotlines louse a massive appearance. Inside, the bare walls of concrete dialogues with steel stairs and Corten steel cubes. Visible from the outside and looking through the envelope of the building, these glowing alcoves create boxes to accommodate the screening rooms and interactive installations. Architects and designers have decided to go the traditional cartels, and to present the exhibition texts directly inscribed on the walls. A place in the brutal torture and architecture that echoes the natural forces, and returns the visitor to the transience of existence.

On this project, László Földes states:

"Instead of the straight translation of the brief, Such As Creating a volcano shaped museum building, we wanted to capture the true essence of the rental. Selon our concept, the raw materials, the homogeneous gray of the concrete, the lava inspired color of the corten steel, and the flue-like arrangement of the space, deliver the spirit and nature of a volcano. "

photographs: Tamas Bujnovszky 

For more information, visit the website Földes Architects

Source: Yatzer 

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