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MUSEUM OF SOHO

Daniel De almeiDa Ussler Unit G University of east lonDon


NIGHTLIFE AND ENTERTAINMENT reaDinGs of soho

the

history of

soho

is fUll of chances bUt the

entertainment inDUstry has a intimate relation with this area.

from

niGht clUb, cassinos, pUbs, to late

niGht coffee shops, restaUrants anD theathers. the area is always crowDeD with people lookinG for a GooD time in the city.


SOHO ALLEYWAYS artefacts of soho

all aroUnD the streets of soho yoU can tUrn Up on tiny street only for peDestrians. thoses alleyways can be fUll of sUrprises. 1 2

4 5

6 7

Denman place tisbUry coUrt st anne’s coUrt flexman coUrt

Green’s coUrt wilDer walk


SHORTFILM bUilDinGs of soho - DisrUption

baseD

on the observation of contrUctions sites

anD renovation sites arroUnD soho.

relates

to the

DificUlty of constrUction in sUch a central anD bUsy area of the city.

siDewalk protecteD

siDewalk Diversion

fUll blockeD roaDs


WESTON LIBRARY the Use of an internal pUblic space

the entrance of this library is composeD by a larGe room that fUnction as a pUblic area, with a coffee shop anD places to rest. the library corriDors with the bookcases can be seen by this room withoUt actUally connectinG then tUrninG the private anD pUblic areas toGether with no DisrUption to each other.


ASHEMOLEAN MUSEUM architectUre of points of view

Different

points

of

view

architectUre of the room.

are

a

createD

by

the

DoUble heiGht room

that can be observeD from the floor level anD from the seconD floor in a Glass corriDor.


MOSOHO the existinG mUseUm

the

mUseUm was starteD in

1991

by a GroUp of amateUrs,

keen to preserve any material relatinG to the history of

soho. initially,

it was hopeD that a traDitional mUseUm

coUlD be establisheD, bUt we have GraDUally come roUnD to the iDea that a ‘virtUal’ mUseUm woUlD actUally be more feasible.

website: home paGe

interactive toUch-screen sherwooD st (opp the piccaDilly theatre).

website: inDex paGe


MOSOHO chUrch of st anne

the

physical mUseUm toDay is locateD at the cUrch of st

anne. in the olD chUrch bell tower holDs a collection of DocUments anD artefacts GettereD by the mUseUm of soho.

55 Dean street chUrch of st anne lonDon w1D 6af reGistereD charity 1003879 the mUseUm of soho ltD

archive room bell tower


MANIFESTO the soho mUseUm shoUlD be a place to remember the story of a reGion that is constantly chanGinG. for people to access this information Dynamically the mUseUm shoUlD Disclose its essence, the feelinG of a small commUnity, inteGrateD to a larGe city. its strUctUre shoUlD be intimate yet welcominG, reflectinG the synthesis of its history.

the

mUseUm shoUlD serve the local commUnity, as a center of information, proviDinG opportUnities to local artists, GUiDinG anD teachinG those who are willinG to learn.

this

constrUction shoUlD also enGaGe the stories, strUGGles anD achievements of the people who bUilt the commUnity, brinGinG this story to life, interactinG with the pUblic.

mUseUm not only for the past fUtUre, helpinG preserve, DocUment, people who live in the area. be a

to

bUt focUseD on the anD evolve with the


ACTIVITIES

LATE NIGHT LIFE MUSIC BOOKS KIDS OLDTOGETHER SHOW HISTORY CHARITY COMMUNITY ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS USEUM F OHO LESONS OPEN LOCAL COMPROMISE ARTISTS JAZZ NEW PEOPLE POETRY SOCIAL RECORDS ROOFTOP

M

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THE BRIEF sheDUle of spaces ROOFTOP soho is roUGhly boUnDeD by the streets connectinG oxforD circUs, piccaDilly circUs, cambriDGe circUs anD st Giles circUs. the mUseUm of soho starteD in 1990

COFFEE

with a GroUp of people keen to preserve anD DocUment the

lonDon. trUstees, the

history of this mUlticUltUral area in the heart of

with

the help of volUnteers anD a boarD of

mUseUm has been promotinG events anD DocUmentinG the life of the local commUnity.

this

project aims to create a physical strUctUre to

contain the

mUseUm of soho. to contain the mUseUm as it is

toDay it is important to consiDer the work Done to enGaGe with the commUnity.

it

it not jUst a place to exhibit the

history as mUch as it is an institUtion that promote events

EXIBITION FLOOR

anD sUpport for the local resiDents.

the

proposal

holDs

an

office

space

for

the

orGanization, as well as a storaGe anD library space for the recorDs.

to

enGaGe the commUnity an open space over

spillinG to the street anD connectinG to the bUilDinG.

moreover,

a mUltipUrpose room is the key to proviDe a

learninG experience, an arts class, a mUsic class, or a lectUre. in the interest of DisplayinG the collection on the

MULTIPURPOSE ROOM CLASSROOM WORKSHOPS LECTURES

history of soho, the bUilDinG will have a Gallery space, with areas DeDicateD to the soUnD anD viDeo archives, anD a place to holD temporary exhibitions by local artists. to continUe with the mUseUm aGenDa on

anD finally promotinG events,

a place where yoU can eat, Drink on happy oUr anD listen to some mUsic, anD from time to time holDs a GatherinG for those who sUpport anD enjoy life in this neiGhboUrhooD.

SHOP 1

PUBLIC SQUARE

SHOP 2 ENTRACE / RECEPTION

SHOP 1 BASEMENT SHOP 1 BASEMENT

LIBRARY / STORAGE


WESTERN ENTRANCE TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD

EXISTING PROJECT SITE site location anD context WARDOUR STREET TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD STATION

SOHO SQUARE

ST. ANNE’S COURT

DEAN STREET

CROSSRAIL / TUBE ENTRANCE Plan 1:2500

ST. ANNE’S COURT INTENDED PROJECT SITE


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1. coUrt secUrity locksmiths

2. senDean cameras

3. the wacky barber

4. jUnGle fever the nail care salon

5. soho fitness lab

6. piccolo forno


THE VOID insiDe conectivity

in an exercice to stUDy the available space an iDea of a voiD that cUts throUGh the bUilDinG comes Up. this space woUlD proviDe a sense of conectivity between floors. with ramps GoinG Up alonG siDe this openinG.

thirD floor

sketch of section

seconD floor

first floor

extenDeD section in carDboarD


THE VOID voiD as open space

by pUshinG the open space between floors oUtsiDe a pUblic area is createD. servinG as a sqUare, this space woUlD comUnicate anD expanD the street.

seconD floor

first floor

sketch elevation

GroUnD floor


VOID AS OPEN SPACE Public functons

creatinG

a open space on the GroUnD floor will allow

people to Use this space to set Up a Date, to have a break on lUnch time, or jUst stop by to see a projection on the wall anD maybe Get inspireD to join a class.

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St Anne's Court Elev.

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DESCER

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GroUnD floor plan 1:100

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DESCER

view from the bench. stUDy of GlazinG on the first floor

A3 Corte

7


CLASSROOM mUlti-pUrpose room for learninG

the

mUseUm shoUD offer a place where local artists can

show their work anD estimUlate new talents. this room shoUlD atenD the neeDs if yoU neeD a mUsic lesson, a paint lesson, or a lectUre.

St Anne's Court Elev.

12

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layoUt sketch 01 A3

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layoUt sketch 02

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first floor plan 1:100


EXIBITS ROOM the permanent anD temporary toGether

the mUsic anD viDeo files, as well as the artifacts in storaGe shoUlD have a place to be seen. anD the new artists are as important to history so they shoUlD be in the same space.

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Corte

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St Anne's Court Elev.

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Projection Room 4

Elev.

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A1

13

4

Corte

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A3

A3

Corte

Corte

A4

Corte

A2

Corte

Sound archive station seconD floor plan 1:100

Gallery of Temporary Exhibition


THE MOSOHO CAFE a coffee, a snack, a show

coffee shop is part of any moDern mUseUm.

sUportinG the existinG mUseUm fUnction this is a place to holD events. bUt it can be UseD by the comUnity to have a bite or listen to Great mUsic anD apreciate what soho has to offer.

A2

Corte

St Anne's Court Elev.

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3

18 x 1667 = 3,00

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A1 Elev.

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A1

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Corte

the

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Corte

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thirD floor plan 1:100


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THE PROPOSAL Sections

section a3 1:100

section a4 1:100


THE PROPOSAL Sections

frontal elevation 1:100

siDe elevation 1:100


THE PROPOSAL Renders


THE PROPOSAL Renders


The museum of soho