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A Museum to Time

Theoretical Design

This project looks at the three aspects of time -- past, present and future -- and translates them into architectural experience. 
It was designed as a museum to house John Harrison's Prototype chronometers, the devices that allowed mariners to accurately map Longitude for the first time. The museum, on a larger concept, examines the very nature of Time itself.
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The labyrinth represents time past, grounded in tradition and unchangeable. The middle section, located on the verge between land and the Thames, is theexperience of the present, a frozen moment in time. The future, built over the fluid surface of theriver, is an ever changing experience, effected by the choice of path.