Collections and activities As mentioned earlier, the MAXXI is constituted by two institutions, named MAXXI Arte and MAXXI Architettura, respectively dedicated to art and architecture of the 20th and 21st century, with different collections and directors. Designed as a truly multi-disciplinary and multi-purpose campus of the arts and culture, the MAXXI creates an urban complex for the city that can be enjoyed by all. In Maxxi museum the visitant are invited to come in into a series of uninterrupted infinites, instead than the compact volume of an stray edifice. Thus, as Zaha Hadid says, “MAXXI supersedes the notion of the museum as ‘object’ or fixed entity, presenting instead ‘a field of buildings’ accessible to all, with no firm boundary between what is ‘within’ and what ‘without’. So in both instances we have a incorporate infinite. The new museum of 21st (XXI) century arts, alias MAXXI, is located in the Flamino quarter of the Italian city of Rome. Zaha Hadid's MAXXI addresses the question of its urban context by maintaining a reference to the former army barracks. The MAXXI is one of the Zaha Hadid’s masterpieces, which is located in the Flaminio quarter of Rome, in the area of the former Montello military barracks. Introduction. It houses two separate institutions, MAXXI Arte and MAXXI Architecture. The museum was designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, and built as a multipurpose and multidisciplinary campus for art and culture. For architects, the Eternal City presents history as inspiration, obstacle, and challenge. MAXXI, the first Italian public museum devoted to contemporary creativity, arts and architecture provides not only an arena in which to exhibit art, but a research ‘hothouse’ – a space where contemporary languages of design, fashion, cinema, art and architecture can meet in new dialogue. The MAXXI National Museum of 21st Century Arts, instituted by the Italian Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities, is Italy’s first national public museum dedicated to … The structure was built between 1998-2009. The two important elements of the building are the concrete walls and the transparent roof which is composed of the systems for filtering sunlight, artificial light, and environmental control. Rome, Italy People/Products In Rome, history flows through every urban artery, providing a strong pulse to obscure outposts and tourist destinations alike. This report will focus on MAXXI National Museum and it will provide a comprehensive review of Contemporary museum architecture (built in Rome in 2009), designed by the Zaha Hadid Architects. Decision: To sum up, the chief end of the essay was to find and explicate why Maxxi museum is modern-day edifice. Detail drawing of the sunscreen system, ZHA Architects. By setting within the gallery spaces a series of potential partitions that hang from the ceiling ribs, a versatile exhibition system is created. Cross-section, MAXXI museum, ZHA. The MAXXI Museum in Rome by Zaha Hadid, has received the Stirling Prize for 2010, an award given to a building built or designed in Britain or a building constructed in but the rest of Europe by architects whose headquarters is in the UK.. The structure is 30,000m2 in total.