Museo del Acero Monterrey, Horno Alto 3, Mexico

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Museo del Acero – Museum of Steel, Mexico – design by Grimshaw, architects

21 Feb 2008

Horno Alto 3 : Museo Del Acero Monterrey


Architect: Grimshaw

Museo Del Acero Monterrey Museo Del Acero

Grimshaw’s adaptation of one of Monterrey’s most famous landmarks the Horno Alto #3, into a museum of steel celebrates the Mexican city’s industrial heritage. Formerly a working blast furnace, the reconceived building incorporates elements which showcase the most advanced methods of steel fabrication, including a tessellated steel plate roof and a single-span helical stair with cantilevering treads.

The museum opened in September 2007 to coincide with the city’s hosting of the International Forum of Cultures. The transformation from industrial behemoth to museum was celebrated with an opening event where the museum was officially inaugurated by José Natividad González Parás, Governor of the state of Nuevo León.

Museo del Acero Monterrey information / images from Grimshaw Architects 210208

Museo del Acero Mexico design : Grimshaw

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Grimshaw : Dutch building

Mexico City House by Pascal Arquitectos

Mexican Hotel Building by Pascal Arquitectos

Mexico House by Hernández de la Garza

Museo del Acero Monterrey : Grimshaw Architects

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