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MET Studio
Galleries in the New Environmental Museum for the University of Guadalajara


MET Studio appointed to design three galleriesin major new environmental museum for the University of Guadalajara, Mexico. Experiential designers MET Studio have been appointed to design three out of the total of six galleries for an exciting, new-build, 14,000 sq m museum in Western Mexico, with a working title of Museo de Ciencias Ambientales (Museum […]


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dmvA Architecten
Renewal ‘Stedelijk Museum Hof van Busleyden’


Concept: absence of architect ‘Hof van Busleyden’ consists of a complex of buildings, built out of brick and sandstone in replicating late-gothic style, around three external spaces: the small northern court-yard with pine trees, the central rectangular one, paved with cobblestones, and the south-oriented town garden. Since 1938 its function is the one of city […]


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BIG
Maison des Fondateurs


Swiss luxury watchmaker Audemars Piguet chooses BIG to expand its historic headquarters. The 2.400m2/25,800 ft pavilion will be a striking landmark to precision seamlessly integrated into the local landscape. Team BIG, HG Merz, Luchinger & Meyer and Muller Illien´s design is rooted in the origins of the family owned company, a history of watchmaking that […]


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Studio 44
October Railway Central Museum


Saint Petersburg’s October Railway Central Museum has been in existence since 1978, and is located at the Embankment of Bypass Channel, 114. After the closure of the Varshavsky (“Warsaw”) Railway Station in 2001, the most bulky exhibits – more than a hundred steam engines, locomotives, and cars from Shushara Station (Pushkin District of Saint Petersburg) […]


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Casanova + Hernandez architects
National Photomuseum Marubi


In 2013, the Albanian Ministry of Culture envisioned a plan to improve the national cultural infrastructure, paying special attention to the renovation of existing historical buildings, reusing them with a new cultural program. One of the first projects included in this program is the Marubi National Photomuseum, which is specially important due to its pioneer […]


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Studio Odile Decq
MACRO Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome


Inserted into the complexity of an ancient industrial estate and confronted to a historical patrimony, the new Museum is resonating to the existing static condition of the site with dynamism, movement and evidence. In the architectural work the section reveals the non-visible. In the Museum the section is shown through the translation from horizontal to […]


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Jiakun architects
Shuijingfang Museum


The project takes a similar scale to the folk resident of the neighbor block, and becomes integrated with the historical blocks. New buildings surround the ancient workshop, and make it stand out by adding shading around the preserved building in an arm-around gesture.   Rebirth brick and composite bamboo are taken as major building material, […]


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SPEECH Tchoban & Kuznetsov
Museum of Architectural Graphics


Cabinet Scale Berlin has got the Museum of Architectural Graphics whose building was designed by “SPEECH Tchoban & Kuznetsov”. The museum, founded by Tchoban Foundation is located in the district of Prenzlauer Berg, on the territory of the former Pfefferberg brewery, where now various art galleries are situated, as well as design studios and other companies […]


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Davis Brody Bond
The Museum of Modern Art


The Bartos Center is the new permanent home for MoMA’s film and video collections – the most comprehensive and, by many standards, the most important in the world. The 38,000 sf Center provides double the storage space currently needed and will accommodate growth well into the 21st century. The facility is conceptually two separate buildings. The first is a series of explosion-proof […]


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Perkins + Will
Shanghai Natural History Museum


This project for the Shanghai Natural History Museum is consistent with Chinese garden design in that it approaches the spirit of nature, but does not imitate it. Through its relationship to the site, it represents the harmony of man and nature and is an abstraction of the basic elements of Chinese art and design. The […]


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Scenic Architecture Office
Zhujiajiao Museum of Humanities & Arts


As the most integrally preserved canal-town in Shanghai, Zhujiajiao attracts an increasing number of visitors every year with its authentic tradition of eastern China. The site, located at the entry of the old town, faces two 470-year-old ginkgo trees. This 1,800 sqm museum will house paintings and other art works related to the history of […]


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Sou Fujimoto Architects
Musashino Art University Museum & Library


One of the most interesting projects I’ve seen in a while, the Musashino Art University Museum & Library proposes a new relation between the user and the books, surrounded and sheltered by them. We had the chance to ask Sou Fujimoto about the challenge of designing this program in the information age, as you can […]


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Miralles Tagliabue Embt
Competition for Comic Museum


The museum is a landmark that will trigger the complete landscape of white horse lake. A very respectiful but at the same time very colourful and recognasible landmark the surroundings will play a very important and interactive role in the project. It will be transformed in some kind of magic land that will enhance the […]


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penda
Hongkun Museum of Fine Arts


Located on the eastern 3rd ring road in Beijing, the white exterior of the Hongkun Art Gallery works a sculptural focal point for the area. Entering the gallery through an opening in the monolithic facade, the arch-like curves continue to the interior and gently merge into a clean white space for exhibiting the artworks. The […]


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Wingårdh Arkitektkontor AB
Sven-Harry’s (art museum)


The vertical museum is a city type. In urban situations are collections connected by stairs, elevators and escalators. It is an effect of density, but also a way to create sequences in the exhibition with the natural boundaries of the building. The top and the ground floor do have a significant importance in every building; […]


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Nikken Sekkei
Hoki Museum


This is a private museum to exhibit and preserve painting and wines that Mr. Hoki has collected. According to Krzysztof Pomian, the essence of collection is not only just to gather things, but also to reconstruct them, exhibit them and establish new meanings. So, the action Mr. Hoki is performing here through gathering realistic paintings and […]


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Eric Parry Architects
Holburne Museum of Art


The proposal for a refurbishment of the museum includes the provision of new gallery spaces, archives, educational and visitor facilities, to ensure a future for ‘The Holburne Collection’ in this building for the forseeable future. The role that the museum has in the community can be significantly improved, acting as a catalyst for the regeneration […]


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COOP HIMMELB(L)AU
Musée des Confluences


Crystal Cloud of Knowledge The future society will be a society of knowledge. However this knowledge can hardly be split into clearly defined fields. Innovations develop within interspaces, within indistinctness, within the overlapping and hybridising. Questions regarding the future will be decided within transitional fields situated between technology, biology and ethics that are the central themes […]


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Casanova + Hernandez architects
Ceramic Museum and Mosaic Park


The urban extension of Jinzhou, a city of three million inhabitants located less than 500 kilometres north-east of Beijing, has been articulated by the creation of a new large public park of 176 Ha in an area reclaimed from the sea. During a first phase, the park hosts the 2013 Jinzhou World Landscape Art Exposition […]


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YBGSNA
Fashion Museum in Omotesando Steet


Our museum proposal introduces a translucent tower which displays fashion as an interior event as well as an external one. We interpreted the programmatic request for Architectural projections as a call to blur the gap between open and closed spaces or between institutional and urban environments. The stacking of the galleries and other functions in […]


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