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.