005 GALWAY PIER

Competition entry for a new Pier for the city of Galway, Ireland

2012
Competition entry for a new Pier for the city of Galway, Ireland. The idea was to create a building that would disappear under a veil of water, where water would become the material of the building. A huge cantilevers slab creates a 12 m water drop directly into the sea, making the building become a architectural event. 

Olafur Eleasson; Waterfall project New York
DATE
July 2009

STATUS
International Competition

PROGRAMME
New Seafront Pier

SITE
Galway, Ireland

AREA
2,000 m2

TEAM
Peter W Ferretto, Matthias Moroder

016 BUS STOP
007 HISTORY MUSEUM
013 SPACE MAGAZINE
036 INGREDIENTS
044 RESIDUAL
020 YOUTH CENTRE
048 MYEONGDONG PARK
033 H-HOUSE
021 EXHIBITION
025 BUSAN OPERA II
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