Ayala Museum

Ayala Museum

Manila, Philippines

Status - Completed in 2009

Area - 2,000 sq.m.

Value - 4m AU$

This permanent museum was commissioned by the Ayala family in Manila to house the most valuable, extensive and historically significant collection of Philippine antique ceramic, gold and textile artifacts. The artifacts have a distinct Spanish influence and are considered a national treasure. The key design features include suspended light boxes, elegant glass showcases, a 30m long glass wall, floor showcases and a gold gilded walk-in cube. The museum design has received many special mentions internationally.

Co-designer - Vikram Saraph (for DWP-AU)