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Mary Rose Museum- Portsmouth, UK

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Building: Mary Rose Museum
Location: Portsmouth, UK
Address: Main Rd, Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 3PY, United Kingdom
Architect: Wilkinson Eyre Architects
Interior Architect: Pringle Brandon Perkins+Will
Structural and M&E Engineer: Ramboll
General Contractor: Warings
Project Manager: Second London Wall

AE Interests: Museum built to host the hull of Henry VIII’s warship, designed from the inside-out to accommodate the environmental conditions needed in order to preserve the hull, the structure is like a jewel box with its most precious contents protected inside, [a] interior is completely dark with light only concentrated on objects on display and under walkway handrails, re-creates a claustrophobic atmosphere of the lower deck of a ship. [b]

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Virtual Tour of Interior

Written by Tamar Solomon

September 8, 2016 at 2:21 am

Posted in Built

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