Exciting collaboration between schmidt hammer lassen architects and James Turrell takes ARoS to “The Next Level”
ARoS Aarhus Art Museum in Denmark, headed by director Erland G. Høyersten, has revealed an ambitious expansion plan aiming to bring the museum into the world elite of modern art museums. “The Next Level” expansion project is leading art towards new ways of expressions and content with an exciting collaboration with world famous American artist, James Turrell. Schmidt hammer lassen architects have been chosen to design the new extension to the museum, which contains a 1,200 m2 subterranean gallery and two semi-subterranean art installations, ‘The Sphere’ and ‘The Dome’, by James Turrell. schmidt hammer lassen are working in close collaboration with the artist designing the €30 million expansion that will merge art and architecture into a new civic experience.