Striking modern buildings with elements of Gothic architecture
A.W.N Pugin. Westminster Palace renovated in 1984 from the inside, by he himself catered to the style of Gothic architecture. He believed strongly in this style and also on the society of the middle ages which still always didn’t know the industrialization. One can interpret this construction as a kind of reaction against the classical music.
Quest for an authentic experience
By he was a reference to the Gothic architecture, Pugin was trying to achieve a more authentic effect. He found that the traditional techniques in this regard had great potential.
Pugin remained alone in his concerns, to combine modernity with Gothic architecture. His successor but later worked. Here are some of these artists and their works.
Renovation of ‘Stedelijk Museum Hof van Busleyden’ Mechelen, Belgium
The dmvA architects renovated the building of ‘Stedelijk Museum Hof van Busleyden’ in Mechelen, Belgium. Used in brick and sandstone, as was typical for the late-Gothic architecture. The building is organized around three outdoor areas around. Between the building there is a small courtyard, rectangular courtyard, as well as a city garden mountains.
Since 1938, the building is protected by UNESCO
The modern building has elements from the Gothic architecture
Market Hall in Gent
The second example comes from Belgium. This time it’s the market Hall. It is located between three Gothic towers. The façade of the Hall shows a new interpretation of the pointed arch forms. So it does both on the historical and the modern era.
The location of the building is characterised by
Unusual lighting makes still more fascinating modern architecture
Ptuj performance Center in Slovenia
Historians connect the beginning of Gothic in this region with the arrival of the Dominican order in the 13th century. Its members have built a monastery on this place. In addition to the Gothic style, we are experiencing also Romanesque and architecture from other eras. Since 18.Jahrhundert, the building has many modern features – it’s a Museum, hospital, social institution. They recently renovated the historic building and made it an art performance Center. While many of the Gothic elements were kept by the company ENOTA. A totally unique character thus was awarded the Ptuj performance Center.
A building with many features
The combination of modern and Gothic elements looks interesting
Modern building with elements of Gothic architecture
Castle Buitrago in Madrid, Spain
It’s less about the mix of modern and Gothic architecture. We’re rather with the appearance of the second in a completely new light. While this is meant in the literal sense. The innovation lies in the modern lighting of company MUKA ARQUITECTURA.
The Castle Buitrago
Drents archive, Assen, Holland
Zecc architects 2011 undertook the renovation of Drents archive in Assen, Holland. We wanted to make this physically and digitally accessible. The Pearl of the building represents the so-called “time machine”. It’s a new entrance. He introduces the visitors in a room for study of the gothic revival.
The renovation of Drents archive in Assen
Fascinating interior design
The Gothic elements give a fascinating look of Interior design