İşbank Portray Sculpture Museum / TEGET
Textual content description offered by the architects. The principle strategy of the undertaking could be described as taking duty for the three lifespans (Baudouy Residence, 4th Sigorta Han and İşbank Portray Sculpture Museum) of the constructing over a century and utilizing this layered potential. The primary and foremost aim is to protect a historic constructing with its spatial articulation, ambiance, supplies and patina, whereas equipping it with the technical wants of in the present day’s modern museum. In different phrases, to suggest a brand new multifunctional and technological core construction for the inside with structural, mechanical and electrical masses, with out touching the collection of interconnected rooms organized on the façade and damaging the prevailing construction of this thick shell. A powerful bolstered concrete construction that anchors the preserved half to the bottom and comprises the exhibition areas solutions the principle design drawback. On the similar time, it supplies a distinct sort of house for the museum with its excessive and extensive galleries.
The unique construction, the shell, is bathed in daylight; it’s arrange with cubic areas painted in mild colors. The core is illuminated with synthetic mild from its darkish partitions and ceilings. Within the shell, the ceilings are excessive and spacious. The core is flatter, with the constructing’s heavy plumbing put in contained in the suspended ceiling. Its partitions are filled with fixtures, switches, sensors. The traces working by the suspended ceiling feed the unique constructing; it supplies warmth, air and vitality. Oil work are held on the partitions of the rooms within the shell. Within the excessive and extensive galleries of the core, three-dimensional installations and sculptures rise, and the partitions are coated with large-scale works.
The historic staircase, which is on the heart of the undertaking, proper in the midst of this twin house setup, is preserved as part of the restoration strategy. The hand-carved works underneath 7 layers of paint on the partitions of the staircase, which is stored up by tough operations amid simultaneous demolition-preservation-construction actions, reveal the historic layers, breaking the unconventional distinction between the historic and the brand new construction.
There are museum store, bookstore, cafe, multi-purpose corridor and lobby on the bottom flooring; administration workplaces on the primary; exhibition areas on the second, third, fourth and fifth flooring; and a restaurant on the sixth flooring. The layouts of the exhibition flooring, that are virtually an identical, are separated from one another by completely different voids inside the new core constructing. An uninterrupted visible expertise is established between the flooring by these atriums.
İşbank PSM, between two passages and a cul-de-sac, is on Istiklal Avenue, one of the necessary pedestrian arteries of the town. Regardless of its previous lives and completely different faces, it has established a powerful relationship with the town at floor degree in each interval. As we speak, it continues to strengthen its reference to the town whereas opening its doorways as a museum that hosts the İşbank Assortment, with completely different features on the bottom flooring.