Overview

The ICA Baia Mare is a mixed use Arts Centre forming the focal point of a wider RMJM masterplan which includes a large retail shopping mall, a luxury hotel and two office buildings. These differing functions are unified by a sensitive landscaping strategy, with the ICA building located in front of a new public square adjoining a tree lined pedestrian boulevard.

The ICA includes gallery spaces, a mixed use theatre and dance studio for 300 people, as well as educational rooms, workshops and offices.

The centre also has a media lab and archive library as well as a shop, box office, bars and restaurants.

The largest space is the 400 m² top lit gallery. With a roof garden above the gallery for artists to exhibit their work, the management of the centre is intended as a space for corporate entertaining. The gallery is connected to an external sculpture terrace which provides views across the city and to the distant mountains beyond.

Location: Baia Mare, Romania

Client: ICA

Sector: Mixed-use

Status: Completed

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