313 Art Project VOID planning

313 Art Project by VOID planning

Korean architects VOID planning have completed this stone clad gallery in Seoul, Korea, punctuated by a giant window.

313 Art Project VOID planning

The main gallery space on the ground floor has a six metre ceiling and is framed by the large piece of glazing.

313 Art Project VOID planning

The gallery is split across two floors and connected by a narrow staircase, the walls of which are used as screens for projected art.

313 Art Project VOID planning

The exhibition spaces on the ground and first floor are illuminated by light boxes that trace round the ceiling perimeter.

313 Art Project VOID planning

All photographs are by VOID planning.

313 Art Project VOID planning

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313 Art Project

Focus of this entirely white and extremely minimal space is on the artworks.

313 Art Project VOID planning

Nothing is allowed to steal the spotlight from artworks.

313 Art Project VOID planning

Finished with rough dark-gray stones, façade of the building is penetrated by metallic frame containing the two-story high show window with oversized metal plate doors.

313 Art Project VOID planning

To maximize the impact of the main artwork on the 6-meter-high wall, all the windows had to be moved to the backside of the building and also one column, located on the center of the big wall, was removed.

313 Art Project VOID planning

Especially at night, framed with light gray metal plates, artwork on the wall is softly glowing with indirect lighting from the stretched ceiling.

313 Art Project VOID planning

This is not just attractive condition but also very rare opportunity for the artists to give spotlight to their artworks.

313 Art Project VOID planning

On the first floor, behind the big wall containing a staircase, there is an exhibition space where the floating ceiling box is illuminating on its sides.

313 Art Project VOID planning

Indirect light with dimming system and spotlights hung from rails on the ceiling support the space to be flexible in responding to the different tastes and styles of artists.

313 Art Project VOID planning

Long and narrow staircase between two 6-meter high walls, which also provide screen for media arts, leads you to the second floor which is divided into another exhibition space and office space for staffs.

313 Art  Project VOID planning

Location, Seoul, Korea

313 Art Project VOID planning

designed by VOID planning

313 Art Project VOID planning

photographed by VOID planning

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