Mons Memorial Museum

Nominated for the Mies van der Rohe Award 2017.

Renovation, expansion, and museography for a military history interpretive centre (designated heritage site). The urban planning solution is based on the observarience a major turning point in its development with the still make an impact on the mode of organisation in the city. The Water Column Machine is a major indicator, symbol of an industrial society concerned with improving quality of life. The opacity of the extensions, designed to promote introspection on the content, contrasts with the light space of the main within a spatial and sensory perspective that allows visitors to devote themselves solely to what they are facing.