CORK BUTTER MUSEUM // Cork, Ireland // Completed
The remodelling and installation of elements for a collection of artefacts at the Cork Butter Museum plays with the idea of interlocking spaces within an existing museum producing sightlines and interrelationships which guide visitors around the exhibit about the history of butter making in Ireland.
This renovation project at the Cork Butter Museum involved using economic materials such as mild steel and birch plywood. The material palette is monochrome allowing the architectural project to be expressed using textures and shadows. The entrance desk passes through a new opening in the wall to become a display table and bench for the new demonstration area where visitors learn how butter is made. Visitors then pass by the new cinema area before exploring the rest of the museum.
The project was designed and delivered in collaboration with Datum Architectural Studio in March 2019.