Museum Design, Cairo
The museum design for the Grand Egyptian Museum, Cairo has the concept of a seed semi buried in the desert containing information of life and history- like DNA information the five subject areas have interlocking spiralling routes which step down through time. The museum seed is surrounded by a shadey courtyard for external exhibits and access routes.
The buildings and access roads are discreetly embedded in the site for climatic protection and structure/service columns internally reflect daylight to the interior and vent the air.
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