mughal museum, agra

the mughal museum is situated in the city of agra, near the eastern gate of the taj mahal. the museum presents the political and cultural milestones of the mughal era through its art and architecture and accommodates 5,200 sqm of permanent and temporary exhibition space. it is part of a larger masterplan to improve visitor facilities in the area surrounding the mausoleum, which attracts up to eight million visitors a year. studio archohm in partnership david chipperfield architects, berlin have designed the new museum.

with reference to traditional mughal architecture, the museum adopts principles such as rationality, order and repetition, and reinterprets these in a modern architectural language. colonnades, composed of slim pillars placed at close intervals, frame the building and interweave interior and exterior space. in addition, a further series of engaged columns imbue the façade with a strong rhythm. generous external staircases lead to a public roof terrace with an open pavilion where a café and tree-shaded areas provide an inviting environment with views towards the taj mahal. the opaque façade of the museum is made of marble while the exhibition spaces are characterised by stone and fair-faced concrete.

mughal museum, agra

the mughal museum is situated in the city of agra, near the eastern gate of the taj mahal. the museum presents the political and cultural milestones of the mughal era through its art and architecture and accommodates 5,200 sqm of permanent and temporary exhibition space. it is part of a larger masterplan to improve visitor facilities in the area surrounding the mausoleum, which attracts up to eight million visitors a year. studio archohm in partnership david chipperfield architects, berlin have designed the new museum.

with reference to traditional mughal architecture, the museum adopts principles such as rationality, order and repetition, and reinterprets these in a modern architectural language. colonnades, composed of slim pillars placed at close intervals, frame the building and interweave interior and exterior space. in addition, a further series of engaged columns imbue the façade with a strong rhythm. generous external staircases lead to a public roof terrace with an open pavilion where a café and tree-shaded areas provide an inviting environment with views towards the taj mahal. the opaque façade of the museum is made of marble while the exhibition spaces are characterised by stone and fair-faced concrete.

mughal museum, agra

the mughal museum is situated in the city of agra, near the eastern gate of the taj mahal. the museum presents the political and cultural milestones of the mughal era through its art and architecture and accommodates 5,200 sqm of permanent and temporary exhibition space. it is part of a larger masterplan to improve visitor facilities in the area surrounding the mausoleum, which attracts up to eight million visitors a year. studio archohm in partnership david chipperfield architects, berlin have designed the new museum.

with reference to traditional mughal architecture, the museum adopts principles such as rationality, order and repetition, and reinterprets these in a modern architectural language. colonnades, composed of slim pillars placed at close intervals, frame the building and interweave interior and exterior space. in addition, a further series of engaged columns imbue the façade with a strong rhythm. generous external staircases lead to a public roof terrace with an open pavilion where a café and tree-shaded areas provide an inviting environment with views towards the taj mahal. the opaque façade of the museum is made of marble while the exhibition spaces are characterised by stone and fair-faced concrete.

mughal museum, agra

the mughal museum is situated in the city of agra, near the eastern gate of the taj mahal. the museum presents the political and cultural milestones of the mughal era through its art and architecture and accommodates 5,200 sqm of permanent and temporary exhibition space. it is part of a larger masterplan to improve visitor facilities in the area surrounding the mausoleum, which attracts up to eight million visitors a year. studio archohm in partnership david chipperfield architects, berlin have designed the new museum.

with reference to traditional mughal architecture, the museum adopts principles such as rationality, order and repetition, and reinterprets these in a modern architectural language. colonnades, composed of slim pillars placed at close intervals, frame the building and interweave interior and exterior space. in addition, a further series of engaged columns imbue the façade with a strong rhythm. generous external staircases lead to a public roof terrace with an open pavilion where a café and tree-shaded areas provide an inviting environment with views towards the taj mahal. the opaque façade of the museum is made of marble while the exhibition spaces are characterised by stone and fair-faced concrete.

mughal museum, agra

the mughal museum is situated in the city of agra, near the eastern gate of the taj mahal. the museum presents the political and cultural milestones of the mughal era through its art and architecture and accommodates 5,200 sqm of permanent and temporary exhibition space. it is part of a larger masterplan to improve visitor facilities in the area surrounding the mausoleum, which attracts up to eight million visitors a year. studio archohm in partnership david chipperfield architects, berlin have designed the new museum.

with reference to traditional mughal architecture, the museum adopts principles such as rationality, order and repetition, and reinterprets these in a modern architectural language. colonnades, composed of slim pillars placed at close intervals, frame the building and interweave interior and exterior space. in addition, a further series of engaged columns imbue the façade with a strong rhythm. generous external staircases lead to a public roof terrace with an open pavilion where a café and tree-shaded areas provide an inviting environment with views towards the taj mahal. the opaque façade of the museum is made of marble while the exhibition spaces are characterised by stone and fair-faced concrete.