Exhibition of ‘Making of Bihar Museum’ in Pune on November 9

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Pune, November 8,2019: ‘Synergies’ – an exhibition to showcase making of -The Bihar Museum along with a few Opolis projects has been organized at Sancheti Healthcare Academy, 12 Thube Park from, 9th November -14thNovember 2019 from 10.30am to 7.00pm .

The Bihar Museum, Narratives of _Opolis showcase the making behind the recently completed project located at Patna. The winning proposal in a competition held by the Bihar Government, was designed by Japan based Maki and Associates with Mumbai-based firm, Opolis. The Japanese firm is headed by Pritzker prize-winning architect Fumihiko Maki and is based in Tokyo.

Conceived as an interconnected play of buildings, the museum houses a rich variety of treasures from the region and includes spaces that nurture the State’s history. Distinct spaces are linked together through courtyards and the structure is composed of various textures, the most striking being the weathering steel used on the façade.

A similar idea resonates in the exhibition as well, which has been divided into panels such as Design Scheme, Entrance Area, Children’s Gallery, Cloisters and Connectors, Main Galleries, Courtyards and Landscape, along with an infographic panel that highlights the project details.

Handcrafted models of the museum, along with the firms’ other works, are also on display, providing a holistic sense of the creative inclinations.