Museum of Carnival



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    The museum that we propose is consistent with its origin: its city, its history and its experiences. A diamond shaped piece – crystal carved from the salt – contains the entire program that is requested for the Carnival Museum.

    A Crystal reflecting the external environment – the life of the city – with all its hues. A Crystal that transmits all its activity and inner movement to the outside and is in permanent and lively dialogue with the city. A Crystal that makes the museum a living, changing and dynamic element that receives all the energy of the city.

    Key Facts

    Carnaval Museum, Cádiz. 2006

    Client: Cádiz City Council
    Architects: Olalquiaga Arquitectos
    Location: Cádiz, Spain
    Use: Museum
    Built area: 2.260,00 m2
    Budget: 3.680.000,00 €
    Mechanical Engineer: JG Ingenieros
    Models: Jesús Resino
    Photography: Aurofoto (Federico López)
    Renderings: Estudio
    Collaborator: Javier Morales Luchena

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