Swiss architect Peter Zumthor has revealed his plans for a two-story building with a flat roof that sprawls out in a series of curves.

Swiss architect Peter Zumthor has unveiled his design for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), which replaces the existing buildings with a new solar-powered campus. Commissioned by LACMA to bring the museum into the 21st century, Zumthor has proposed a two-story building with a large flat roof that sprawls out in a series of curves.

Dezeen reports that the roof is covered in solar panels, which are intended to generate more than enough energy to power the building. Instead of a traditional entrance and staircase, the concept design has lots of entry points to enable visitors to find different routes through the galleries. In some places it is raised up on legs to provide ground-level storage for artworks.

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