The spectacular structure of the ground space correlates to the tensegrity system of the towering structure. The use of lightwave aluminium sets a counterpoint to the massive structure of the core itself. The central vortex explores and benefits from the blurring of the boundaries of the relation between nature and architecture based on spatial structures and natural forms. The result is achieved through computerized studies and is responsive to daylight.
The proposed architecture emulates the act of dance. The street experience is everything Moulin Rouge stands for. The form of the façade pulls the spectator into the previous Moulin location which becomes the courtyard, moving its location as it climbs the buildings levels. This façade-courtyard draws light into the building during the day and funnels the spectacular light of the performing cabaret at night. The building is in constant dialogue with its context.
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