The Heong Gallery The Heong Gallery, Downing College, Cambridge

Opening

The Heong Gallery

The Heong Gallery, Downing College, Cambridge

6 February 2016

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The new art gallery designed by Caruso St John for Downing College opens to the public on 6th February 2016. The gallery will open with an exhibition of British Art from the Collection of Sir Alan Bowness, former Director of Tate and an alumnus of Downing College

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Exhibition

Heong Gallery
Hockney's Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

Cambridge, United Kingdom

15th March to 29th August 2022

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The Heong Gallery at Downing College opens its new exhibition, Hockney's Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction on the 15th of March 2022. The gallery designed by Caruso St John will host the contemporary artist's pioneering experiments in bringing the hand, eye, and optical instrument together inventively.

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To celebrate its anniversary, the Heong Gallery has created a video looking back at the five years since its transformation from an Edwardian stable block into a public gallery showing modern and contemporary art.

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Exhibition

Barbara Hepworth:
Divided Circle

Heong Gallery, Cambridge, United Kingdom

15 November 2019 – 2 February 2020

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Designed by Caruso St John, the Barbara Hepworth exhibition Divided Circle opens today at The Heong Gallery at Downing College, Cambridge.

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Exhibition

Dame Elisabeth Frink
Larger Than Life

Heong Gallery, Cambridge, United Kingdom

4 November 2017 - 6 February 2018

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Caruso St John have designed an exhibition of the work of Dame Elizabeth Frink for the Heong Gallery at Downing College, Cambridge. Frink's archetypal bronzes are on show alongside multiple bird figures, small figure groups, drawings and prints.

Caruso St John's projects for the Heong Gallery at Downing College, Cambridge, and the refurbishment and extension of Liverpool Philharmonic Hall have won RIBA Awards.

Under construction

Veemgebouw, Strijp S

Eindhoven, The Netherlands

The mast has been craned into place on top of the Veemgebouw. The design features integrated LED lighting, continuing the local tradition for night time illuminations across the city's skyline. It echoes the mast that stood on top of the building in its previous incarnation as a factory for the Philips electrical company.

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Project update

Royale Belge

Brussels, Belgium

Renovation work continues at the Royale Belge in Brussels. The façade replacement of the tower has been completed, which replicates the original design but with an expanded insulation zone. Work on the podium façade is underway, with a series of new openings connecting it to the landscape. A large cut has been made in the base of the building making way for the new atrium and four new columns to support the existing diagrid roof have been added.

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Under construction

Veemgebouw, Strijp S

Eindhoven, The Netherlands

The landscape and interiors of Caruso St John's Veemgebouw Strijp S are now taking shape. The top floor of new construction contains 40 apartments, arranged around a landscaped courtyard, with external facades of curving brickwork that form a new dramatic top to the building.

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Completion

Warehouse, Wiedikon

Zurich, Switzerland

Caruso St John's work on a 1940’s industrial building has created new working and living spaces for a young family. The project lightly repairs the existing almost cubic building. The new construction is a new roof built almost to the limits of what is permitted by the planning regulations, a steep volume that rises up from the eaves along the street to make a new broad façade facing south towards the rear yard.

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Completion

Paulaner Housing

Munich, Germany

Construction has completed on Caruso St John's Paulaner housing in Munich. The 36,000m² new building on Welfenstrasse provides three hundred apartments for both private sale and social tenants, along with a crèche, kindergarten and retail units on the ground floor.

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Under construction

Swiss Life Arena

Zurich, Switzerland

Caruso St John's Zurich office visited the Swiss Life Arena at the end of 2021. Construction continues on the new home for the ZSC Lions ice hockey team and is set to be completed in Spring.

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Project update

Royale Belge

Brussels, Belgium

Enabling works are underway at the Royale Belge in Brussels. The 1970's office building is being renovated by Caruso St John in collaboration with Bovenbouw Architectuur and DDS+.

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