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Maastricht Academy of Art & Architecture by Wiel Arets Architects

Academy of Art & Architecture by Wiel Arets Architects
Project description of Maastricht Academy of Art & Architecture by Wiel Arets Architects: Conceived as an extension to the existing Rijkshogeschool, the Maastricht Academy for the Arts provides new spaces for the school of visual arts and architectural design. The building is an incision into the body of the city, an entirely new and foreign organism invading its urban context, a process akin to the operation of a virus. Yet it is set in a discreet, almost camouflaged relation to the city, providing an enclosed public space that achieves an intimate and secluded condition from the main areas of urban…