Drone footage captures Zaha Hadid’s mountaintop museum in South Tyrol

This video shot by drone captures the late Zaha Hadid’s Messner Mountain Museum, which is half buried into the peak of an Alpine mountain in Italy. The footage offers a drone’s eye view of the large volumes of the museum, which appear to burst through the rockface of Mount Kronplatz at 2,275 metres above sea level. Dezeen commissioned videographer Alaïa Fonk to

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Zaha Hadid’s Messner Mountain Museum photographed by Hufton + Crow

Zaha Hadid’s mountain museum at the top of Alpine peak Mount Kronplatz is captured in these new images by British photography duo Hufton + Crow (+ slideshow). Hadid – who hit the headlines this week after a radio interview went sour – designed the Messner Mountain Museum in northern Italy for Reinhold Messner. It is […]

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Zaha Hadid buries a museum in the peak of an Alpine mountain

Zaha Hadid has completed a museum for renowned climber Reinhold Messner at the top of Alpine peak Mount Kronplatz, featuring underground galleries and a viewing platform cantilevered over a valley (+ slideshow). The Messner Mountain Museum Corones is the final instalment in a series of six mountaintop museums built by Messner – the first climber to […]

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