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The REX 'V & A at Dundee' Competition Entry Dazzles

By: Amelia Roblin - Published: Sep 30, 2010 • References: vandaatdundee and designboom
The Dundee and Abertay Universities are working with the Victoria and Albert Museum to commission a new center for art and design, with one of their shortlisted choices being the REX 'V&A at Dundee.'

Headed by the firm's principal architect Joshua Prince-Ramus, the unique REX 'V&A at Dundee' is literally a giant habitable diamond that reflects the water on the river it abuts. With an intricate crystallized structure that grows from a tapered base, the floor plan emerges from five seceding forms to a flat-cut top. This floating jewel would add some serious bling to the Dundee riverside.



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