African art in Denmark: Architect duplicates museum within museum

Times Live | Sean O’Toole:


When Cape Town architect Heinrich Wolff was invited to create a temporary pavilion inside a Danish museum due to host a big Africa exhibition, he had two studio assistants build a model of the museum.


Installed in a room beneath Wolff’s Bo-Kaap studio is a perfectly rendered model of the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. The replica not only simulates the linear volumes of this prestigious seaside museum opened in 1958 near the Danish capital of Copenhagen, but the way light flows into it.

Using an iPhone set to camera mode, Wolff excitedly demonstrated what it would look like to walk through the museum towards the yellow scalloped form he has designed…


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