// arthitectural / museum

Steven Holl Architects
Nanjing Sifang Art Museum


Perspective is the fundamental historic difference between Western and Chinese painting. After the 13th Century, Western painting developed vanishing points in fixed perspective. Chinese painters, although aware of perspective, rejected the single-vanishing point method, instead producing landscapes with “parallel perspectives” in which the viewer travels within the painting. The new museum is sited at the gateway to the […]


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Dinkoff Architects
City Cultural Center


The site of Taichung’s new Cultural Center still reflects its recent history as an airbase. Bulldozers move and gather broken slabs of runway concrete, the weeds growing among them testifying to the change which is occurring. Moving into the realm of the aircraft that it once served, the site itself will become 3-dimensional, rising to […]


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DIN interiorismo
Museo Modo


Museo MODO is located in a magnificent Art Decó residence, one of the many few still proudly standing in Roma, a residential area located close to down town that presented a fantastic alternative for the inhabitants of Mexico City at the beginning of the XX century. The Museum of the Object (the purpose) of the […]


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BIG
Danish National Maritime Museum


The Danish Maritime Museum had to find its place in a unique historic and spatial context; between one of Denmark’s most important and famous buildings and a new, ambitious cultural centre. This is the context in which the museum has proven itself with an understanding of the character of the region and especially the Kronborg […]


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Torafu Architects
Haunted play house


TORAFU’s Haunted house is a “Haunted play house” The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo presented a summer exhibition for children entitled “GHOSTS, UNDERPANTS and STARS” for which we designed a “Haunted house”. The concept of this exhibition invites young visitors to consider the paradox of the rules of the museum, such as ‘Don’t Run’, ‘Don’t Touch’ […]


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Rocco Design Architects Ltd
Guangdong Museum


The Guangdong Museum is one of four major cultural landmark buildings for the new financial hub in Zhujiang Xincheng (Pearl River New Town) of Guangzhou. Rocco Design Architects Ltd. was announced winner of an international invited competition in May 2004 and was subsequently appointed as design architect of the project. The five-storey museum has a […]


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YBGSNA
The Nam June Paik Museum


Our Nam June Paik Museum of Video Art proposal is structured as a 25X25X12 m Black Box. All activities events and displays occur within the vast space of the box. The walls floors, and the volumetric spaces which are contained within the Box, function as video display screens that expand the geometric spaces to alternative […]


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HoG architektur ZT GmbH
Schlossmusum Linz


In the year 1800, a devastating fire occurred in Linz during which also the Southern wing of the „Linzer castle“ fell victim to the flames. The castle on the hill between the old city and the Danube lost its city-facing wing and, therefore, its presence within the urban fabric. Since 1965, the castle has been […]


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Jiakun architects
Clock museum of cultural revolution


This project directly deals with relation between commerce and culture, inserting a museum into the core land abandoned by commerce. By contrasting the chaos of exterior business and tranquility of interior museum space, the attraction and appeal of commercial reality and historical remains have been enhanced by such a vivid contrast and a traditional “Temple-Downtown […]


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Prandina
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum


Prandina, an Italian brand who works in the interior lighting design and has its headquarters in Bassano del Grappa (Vi), was chosen among the favoured suppliers of the new and important Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum expansion project, realized by Renzo Piano in Boston. The new construction features four four volumes clad in green pre-patinated copper and […]


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SO Architecture
Natural History museum


The Urban Context The National Quarter (Kiryat Haleom in Hebrew) was planned as a spacious public park integrated with modest government buildings. In time, the complex developed into a space of symbolic buildings divided by wide roads. Citizens avoid the park, which lacks the urban character as well as the fences – material and virtual […]


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HASSELL + Populous
MoMA in New York


Images of a major project that will transform a key precinct of Sydney are to be featured in an exhibition at the prestigious Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. The images are digital renderings of the HASSELL + Populous designed Sydney International Convention, Exhibition and Entertainment Precinct at Darling Harbour, a project being delivered […]


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AllesWirdGut
Public Library and Fine Arts Museum


Circulation & environment The REFLECTION Arts and Library building as a landmark is the missing link between Taiwan Tower and Convention Center, fullfilling the green belt connecting Natural Museum of Natural Science in the North and Taiwan Museum of Art in the South. Entrances to Park and City, shady Plaza amidst the park as attractive adress for the […]


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Zaha Hadid Architects
Riverside Museum wins European Museum of the Year 2013


The Riverside Museum, Glasgow by Zaha Hadid Architects has won the European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA) at ceremony in Tongeren, Belgium. Forty Museums from 21 countries across Europe entered this year’s awards. The European Museum of the Year Award by the European Museum Forum was founded in 1977 under the auspices of the Council […]


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Yasui hideo atelier, Inc.
Karuizawa Museum Complex


Symbioses of straight lines and curved lines I was requested, after winning through the competition, to design a facility accompanied to the museum of Hiroshi SENJU, a world-famous Japanese painter/artist. Before I started the actual planning, I prioritized building my conceptual work first ( i.e. geometrical shape containing both traditional and modern forms ) in order […]


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Grupo arquidecture (4a arquitectos)
Gran Museo Maya


XYZ Cultural Technology created both the technical concept and the programming for the multimedia installation that brings to life the night-time sound-and-light show projected on the façade of the new Gran Museo del Mundo Maya in Merida, Mexico. “It’s an immense, dynamic visual and audio panorama that traces the history of the Maya community,” explains […]


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Foster + Partners
Lenbachhaus Museum


At the ceremony which marked the completion of a major project attended  German Culture Minister, Mrs Wanka; the Mayor of Munich, Mr Ude; Lord Foster and Dr Helmut Friedl, Director of the Lenbachhaus Museum. The Museum’s historic buildings have been carefully restored and the exhibition spaces augmented by a spectacular new wing, which provides an ideal environment […]


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Jiakun architects
Luyeyuan stone sculpture museum


The Museum preserves a collection of Buddhism stone sculptures, and takes the strategy of classical Chinese gardening layout, making the audiences pass through different natural and artificial spaces.   The wall is built with local construction labor and techniques, organizing the light, exhibited items and scenarios by gaps between building blocks. The building is integrated […]


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X-TU Architects
Jeongok prehistory museum


On the river side, in a winding landscape, a bridge stretched between two cliffs, a threshold, a bridge spanning a precipice … We wished to honour the riverside landscape which saw the birth of the first inhabitants of Korea, and acknowledge the beauty of the two hill curves echoing the river meanders. How to enhance such a pre-existent […]


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schneider+schumacher
Städel Museum extension


In Fall 2007, the Städel Museum invited eight prominent international architecture firms to take part in a competition to extend Frankfurt’s beloved museum. The winning answer was in the subterranean: By burying the new building directly below the museum’s garden,  schneider+schumacher incorporates landscape, light, art, and subtle architecture, while nearly doubling the exhibition area without compromising the openness of the […]


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