One museum, two museums. Photo Elysée and mudac by Aires Mateus

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Architects
Aires Mateus e Associados. Architects.- Francisco Aires Mateus, Manuel Aires Mateus, Itten + Brechbühl.
Collaborators
Structural engineering.- Afaconsult, Ingphi.
Landscape architecture.- Atelier Grept.
Facade planning.- BCS.
Building services engineering.- SRG Engineering.
Client
Staat Waadt.
Area / Dimensions
Length of each side of the cube-shaped building.- 42 m.
Total area of the halls.- 14,400 m².
Green roof and patio area.- 1,500 m².
Exhibition area of the Photo Elysée.- 1,520 m².
Exhibition area of mudac.- 1,580m².
Dates
Competition.- October 2015.
Completion.- November 2021.
Location
Place de la Gare 17. 1003 - Lausanne, Swizerland.
Photography
Mathieu Gafsou.

AIRES MATEUS

Manuel Rocha Aires Mateus. Born in Lisbon, Portugal in 1963. Graduates as an architect in F.A./U.T.L., Lisbon Portugal in 1986. Collaboration with architect Gonçalo Byrne since 1983. Collaboration with architect Francisco Aires Mateus since 1988.

Teacher in Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, USA, in 2002 and 2005. Invited teacher in Fakulteta za Arhitekturo, Universa v Ljubljani, Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2003/2004. Teacher in Accademia di Architectura,Mendrízio, Switzerland, since 2001. Professor in Universidade Autónoma, Lisbon, since 1998. Professor in Universidade Lusíada, Lisbon, since 1997. Invited for several seminars and conferences in: Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Croatia, England, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and USA.

Francisco Xavier Aires Mateus. Born in Lisbon, Portugal in 1964. Graduates as an architect F.A./U.T.L., Lisbon Portugal in 1987. Collaboration with architect Gonçalo Byrne since 1983. Collaboration with architect Manuel Aires Mateus since 1988.

TEACHING. Visiting professor at Oslo School of Architecture, Oslo 2009. Teacher in Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, USA, in 2005. Teacher at Accademia di Architettura, Mendrisio, Università della Svizzera Italiana, since 2001. Professor at Universidade Autónoma in Lisbon since 1998. Invited Teacher for seminaries in Portugal, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Argentina, England, Brazil, Mexico, Norway, Chile, Brazil, USA, Slovenia, Croatia, Canada and Japan.

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