Zaha Hadid’s Mountain Museum

Perched dramatically on the top of Mount Kronplatz in Italy, the Messner Mountain Museum Corones (MMM) pays tribute to mountaineering and mountain climbing culture, in a most dramatically designed way. Via Architizer:

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The decision to bury a large proportion of the exhibition spaces underground brings a degree of subtlety to the juxtaposition between natural and manmade elements; ZHA’s characteristically futuristic forms peak out from the side of the mountain like the proverbial tips of a curvaceous concrete iceberg.

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