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Nubuke Extended
by Baerbel Mueller and Juergen Strohmayer

Baerbel Mueller and Juergen Strohmayer

Architects Baerbel Mueller and Juergen Strohmayer have created a multi-use concrete gallery for the Nubuke Foundation in Accra, Ghana.

The project completes and reorients the Nubuke property, turning it into a cultural hub in the expanding metropolitan area of Accra and connecting it to a network of arts spaces in Ghana.

Existing structures have been refurbished, relocated or adapted.

A new building hovers above the existing garden and frames a central green area. It serves as a landmark responding to both immediate and urban contexts.

The new gallery – a split-level one-room building with high ceilings, no columns and exposed concrete walls – creates space for site-specific works of art and performances that characterise developments in West Africa's art world.

This project has been longlisted in the cultural building category of Dezeen Awards 2020.

Architect: Baerbel Mueller and Juergen Strohmayer
Project: Nubuke Extended

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