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Norval Foundation
Cape Town, Western Cape


Type:Art Gallery


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34°04'35.32" S 18°25'43.66" E Alt: 49m

The Norval Foundation was envisioned by DHK Architects as a modern pavilion for art. Set against a mountain and vineyard landscape, it is a pure expression of form.

The building is constrained by its linear site, between a busy road and an existing wetland. The linear shape of the building is a direct response to this, with the galleries and public spaces facing the natural landscape, capturing framed views of the wetland, vineyards and mountains beyond.

(Norval Foundation website, accessed 2021 01 25)