Minifie van Schaik Architects
MvS Architects
The Wildlife Art Museum of Australia


project:
The Wildlife Art Museum of Australia
client:
WAMA
date:
2014
location:
Halls Gap, Victoria
map:
link to google maps
web:
link to wama website
landscape:
TRACT Landscape Architects



The Wildlife art museum of Australia aims to create a world class gallery space and educational facilities whilst working with the existing conservation areas and wetlands/waterways on the outskirts of Halls Gap.

The projects has been designed to both rejuvenate the wetlands and encouraging public engagement with local flora and fauna.

The museum itself is comprised of a substantial gallery, with associated storage areas, fitted with international museum standard security and climate control capable of housing an world class collection of art relating to the subject of wildlife. The galleries are supported by a large central covered plaza, encouraging communal gatherings, community galleries, a cafe/restaurant, offices, a project space for resident artists.

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