The concept of sustainability extends to the integration of the building with the topography of the site. Instead of making its presence felt by intruding or building into the pond, the sweeping roof of the Army Museum gains its momentum by accentuating the arc of the lake, rising from the ground as it continues its sweep. Occupying the space between the existing lake and the road, the building design responds to the site through its internal layout and spatial flow, using the arc of the lake as its primary axis of visitor movement.
Pushing the concept of sustainability further, the preservation of the existing ecosystem of the site is another important objective. Hence, gaps within the building were introduced to function as pockets of green space from