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377 Maserati Museum, Modena, Italy

Monday 15 Jan 2007

Designed for the fast lane

377 Maserati Museum by Future Systems in Modena, Italy
Photography: Soren Aagaard 
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UK firm pulls off Italian job 

Future System's Maserati Museum is due for completion in 2009. The museum nestles in the grounds of the turn of the century Enzo Ferrari house in Modena, a submerged, soft blue form appearing to grow out of the surrounding landscape. The house being modest in scale has determined the height of the museum. A vast wall of curved, inclined glass draws you into the space, the curved plane bisected by fins inspired by the radiator of a Maserati. North facing roof lights flood the interior volume with diffused white light. Inside the walls and floor of the museum, rectangular in plan, forms a basin, finished in fine white terrazzo. This strong and embracing space provides the perfect environment in which to display the achievement and finesse of the Maserati collection.

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Key Facts

Status Design
Value 10.6(m€)
Future Systems

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