Our proposal for the Museo de Arte de Lima is a subterranean extension for contemporary art that sets up a new axis of culture within the city.
Marking the entrance of the museum is a public plaza, a sheltered meeting space furnished with travertine benches and shady Royal Poinciana trees.
The 45m long art hall is the heart of the new extension, a grand space for installations and events, as well as a meeting place for those visiting the museum and education spaces.
The galleries provide both ambient and natural light. 7.3m high ceilings create large flexible volumes. Double walls allow for full access and maintenance, as well as servicing routes for precise environmental control.