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Foster + Partners
National Museum of Marine Science and Technology in Keelung


A ground breaking ceremony has been held for Taiwan’s new National Museum of Marine Science and Technology (NMMST), attended by the Deputy Minister of Education and the city mayor of Keelung. The largest aquarium in northern Taiwan, it will provide an exciting destination for visitors of all ages, attracting both tourists and the local community. […]


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SYAA
Natural Science Museum Complex in Romania


PROJECT GRANTED WITH THE GRAND PRIZE Object of the contest: the building of a Natural History Museum Complex on the site that currently hosts the Dolphinarium in Constanta, modernizing the dolphinarium, building of an aquarium, an exotarium and the design for a botanical garden. The construction of a Modern Museum of Natural Science, equipped according […]


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The Portico Group
Ocean Wonders Shark at New York Aquarium


Historical Context More than a century ago, Coney Island was the main recreational outlet for New York City residents. A place of wonder, the Coney Island boardwalk mediated the contrast between the natural landscape of the crowded ocean-side beach and the attraction of honky-tonk amusements. The luster of Coney Island faded years ago, but the […]


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3XN Architects
The Blue Planet


The Blue Planet is Europe’s largest and most significant aquarium with an outstanding location on the shores of Øresund, only eight kilometres from the Copenhagen City Hall Square. Moreover, the aquarium in Taarnby Municipality is ideally located with motorways, Copenhagen Airport, the Øresund Bridge, Metro and international trains within few hundred meters. The Blue Planet […]


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Henning Larsen Architects
Batumi Aquarium


Henning Larsen Architects’ proposal for Batumi Aquarium is inspired by the characteristic pebbles of the Batumi beach – shaped by sea currents through millennia. The building stands out as an iconic rock formation visible from both land and sea. The formation constitutes four self-supporting exhibition areas with each stone representing a unique marine biotype – […]


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Renzo Piano
Biosfera


Renzo PIANO – (2001) – BIOSFERA (Genova – Italy) The sphere of glass and steel located in the sea next to the Aquarium is home to butterflies, iguanas, several species of ferns and tropical plants that can live thanks to a special provision that automatically raised the curtains on the inside of the ball can […]


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