DRA&U Architects' Wine Museum has a Strategic System of Capillaries

By: Katherine Vong - Published: Sep 29, 2011 • References: dra-u.net_ &
This 100-meter high tower is a design proposal by DRA&U Architects for a wine museum in Santiago de Chile, Chile.

Offering a fresh perspective on traditional museum design, this towering wine museum features a series of holes, or capillaries, all over its facade. According to the architects, these capillaries allow the building to act like a living organism in which external and internal "volumes" are able to connect. The system of holes also allows for strategic lighting: exhibition spaces do not receive direct sunlight, while at the same time, visitors can enjoy a 360-degree view of the city and park below.

The architect team behind this design include Simone Luciani, Livia Campana, Giorgio Pini, Annapina Di Filippo and Yana Ivanova. Stats for Bubbling White Towers Trending: Older & Mild
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