Langen Foundation near Neuss, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany is a museum designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando. The foundation showcases a collection of Oriental Art and Modern Art. It is located on the grounds of the Museumsinsel Hombroich.ArchitectureThe museum was created on grounds which used to be a NATO rocket base. The building has double-skin volume and two half-buried temporary exhibition wings with a total area of 900 m2; the structure mainly consists of reinforced concrete, glass and steel. The museum offers three exhibition spaces totalling an area of 1,300 square metres. Situated within the ground-level concrete slab is the so-called Japan Room – an unusually long and narrow gallery conceptualised by Ando as a space of “tranquillity” especially for the Japanese segment of the Langen Collection. The two subterranean exhibition rooms, with a ceiling height of a surprising eight metres, were in turn designed to accommodate the modern part of the collection. The museum opened to the public in 2004.See Langen Foundation and all Neuss has to offer by arranging your trip with our Neuss travel itinerary planner.
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jean françois dAugust 3, 2017
Ce bâtiment, à l'architecture remarquable, fait partie du site exceptionnel de la fondation " Insel Hombroïch" (à visiter le même jour que le parc/musée; c'est de l'autre côté de la route). Le site se... more »This building, remarkable architecture, part of the exceptional site of the Foundation "Insel Hombroïch" (to visit the same day that the Park/Museum; it is across the road). The site is located in the part of the "Raketenstation", a former NATO base. At discover by taking his time to visit exhibitions, workshops of artists and architects, or just very original contemporary constructions.
fkruyenJuly 26, 2017
Le bâtiment de l'architecte Tadao Ando est un modèle d'élégance et d'intégration dans la nature avoisinante.On peut rester à contempler les grandes baies donnant sur la pièce d'eau pendant de longs mo... more »The building of the architect Tadao Ando is a model of elegance and integration in the surrounding nature. We can stay to contemplate the large windows overlooking the pond for long moments of quiet and happy. Eclectic collection of Japanese pictorial art is very interesting to discover. The exhibition of contemporary art of Carolin Eidner got less convinced, sorry.
suedehead288July 18, 2017
Het begint nochtans goed - architectuur van Tadao Ando met vooral verzamelstukken van de familie - voorts groot prachtig domein met verschillende gebouwen (waaronder middelmatige Siza) welke niet toeg... more »It starts however well-architecture by Tadao Ando with mostly collect pieces of the family-in addition, large beautiful domain with several buildings (including medium Siza) which were not accessible-the heirs have sold several pieces, so this museum is dead-despite the beautiful surroundings via the gates to the parking you can free site on, also along the Ando-building can you quite long covers-the museum and accompanying access money I advise you to skip
Martin PloogA well hidden gem! Be sure to visit time!
Georg EberleSuper architecture. Great site
Rainer HansmeyerIn the minimalist architecture of Tadao Ando's architecture, can be found between changing exhibitions of contemporary art, great exhibits of Asian art.
Howard Nagel...die Art mile par excellence. In connection with the Museum Island Hombroich a must!
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