// arthitectural / museum

A/ZC – Atelier Zündel & Cristea
Architectural Ride


The development of culture is one of the highest possible human ideals.  Therefore, in every museum it is not the exhibition of works that has meaning, but the presence of visitors and their wandering through and exposure to displays of works that stimulate meaning. Our project puts the power station on centre stage, the structure itself […]


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Dn Arch Studio
Museum for Underwater Antiquities and Regeneration


“Redesign of the SILO into a Museum for Underwater Antiquities and Regeneration of part of the Piraeus Port Authority Coastal Zone into an open public space for outdoor activities”. The basic issue in which the project has to answer is the arrangement of a multifunctional program in an existing building, so that it maintains its basic […]


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Margot Krasojevic
Observatory Art Museum


The site of the museum is on the banks of the Rio de la Plata in Buenos Aires’ Puerto Madre, the area is a juxstaposition of industrial warehouses, shipping docks, commercial distirct and nearby nature reserves. The museum’s design attempts to choreograph images and views into the city to highlight the ever expanding definition of […]


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Best of 2012: Most Viewed Projects


According to Google Analytics the most viewed articles in 2012 were the following: ONG&ONG | M Hotel Business Centre The new M Hotel Business Centre is sleek and sophisticated. Clean lines, polished surfaces and clever use of lighting is used to enhance the bold feel of the open space. Plush black leather furnishing complements the […]


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Henning Larsen Architects
National Museum of Norway


The proposal for the new National Museum of Norway is called the Magic Box. The Museum is located in one of the most well-known and popular areas of Oslo on the site of the old Railway Station West, Vestbanen, by the significant City Hall and across the Akershus fortress. The scale and materials of Trylleesken relate […]


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Menis Arquitectos
Plaza of Spain


In the project, a great public space is generated in the surface: the main square of this touristic city, and an underground space for the ne Sacred Museum. The plot corresponds to Plaza España square, Grande Street in Adeje, on the edge of Barranco del Infierno ravine and the buildings between the Church and the ravine. There […]


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Aétrangère
Spiral Garden Museum


A new museum: An open Museum experience More open to a wider public, Contemporary Art Museums are becoming hybrids programs and transforming the way that people approach to art and becoming real places to be. The key issue for New Taipei City Museum of Art is how to gather people and art while integrating the […]


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Provencher Roy + Associés Architectes
A canadian museum in a church


With construction of the new Claire and Marc Bourgie Pavilion of Quebec and Canadian Art at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, the architects at Provencher Roy + Associés Architectes have achieved a remarkable conversion of a heritage church. At a time when conservation of the religious patrimony is a challenge all over the world, […]


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Henn Architekten
Nantong Urban Planning Museum


As part of the master plan designed by HENN, the new Nantong Urban Planning Museum is located prominently along the central river, whose course, together with existing cultural and commercial facilities, establish the primary East-West axis of Nantong. The museum is characterized as a 16 m, floating volume, which rests on a setback glass pedestal, offering space for special […]


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OneByNine studio
New Contemporary Art Museum


This proposal for the New Contemporary Art Museum (NCAM) in Buenos Aires embodies the city’s dynamic cultural vibrancy. The building sits along the Rio de la Plata, plugging into the internationally influenced urban context as an architectural artifact representing the city itself. The design provides various exhibition and gathering spaces for both programmed and passive interaction […]


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Labscape Architecture
3SOME [ NMAAD ]


The new Museum of Modern Art needs to ad¬dress the role and function of Art in the very city center of Oslo It is a very symbolic role, since it will become the place for the interpretation of both the historical and contemporary reality.  The museum uses its twisted geometry standing on the massive footing […]


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Matteo Cainer Architects Ltd
National Museum of Afghanistan


The construction of the Afghan museum celebrates the richness of Afghanistan’s cultural heritage and the spirit of its peoples. In a nation devastated by war, the wealth of its cultural background and the spirit of its peoples are embodied here. In spite of the years of conflict and turmoil, the underlying strengths of the country […]


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Olson Kundig Architects
The Bo Bartlett Center


Olson Kundig Architects is pleased to announce that it is designing The Bo Bartlett Center, an 18,425 square foot gallery and learning center at the RiverPark Campus of Columbus State University in Georgia. Tom Kundig, FAIA, a principal and owner of the firm, is leading the design of the project. Located on the second story […]


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Marco Bernardini
Pier-Museum


 The idea generated for the “Pier-Museum”, bringing an entry to the city by the sea, is a tilted line. A monolith that connects land and sea, evoking an image of shipwreck and expresses the notion of the arrival on the shores, memories of the tragedies of the exodus of people of all the seas. Shipwrecked […]


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AS.Architecture-Studio
Tibet National Science Museum


The project is located west of Lhassa and is surrounded by mountains. The National Museum is situated in this truly natural environment, all along a canal. Its rooftop moulds the shape of the mountain chain. The main building resembles a sculpture and evokes the origins of the Tibetan people, as well as their traditional welcome white scarf. The […]


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Henn Architekten
Porsche Pavilion


Porsche Pavilion at the Autostadt in Wolfsburg Architecture, landscape design and exhibition concept A few weeks ago the Dr. Ing. h. c. F. Porsche AG celebrated the opening of their Porsche Pavilion at the Autostadt in Wolfsburg in the presence of 200 guests of honor. For the first time since its opening in 2000, the theme park receives another […]


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Tham & Videgård Arkitekter
Kalmar Museum of Art


The Kalmar Museum of Art is the result of a winning proposal in the open international competition in 2004 and was inaugurated on the 10th of May 2008. Set amongst the high trees in the main park of the renaissance town of Kalmar, it is built on part of the remains of the medieval city […]


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Coates Design Architects
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art


The Bainbridge Island Museum of Art is not only the anchor tenant of the Island Gateway development, but it will soon become the cultural center of its community. Situated on a prominent corner of Bainbridge Island, Washington this building will provide an inspiring creative experience for residents and visitors alike with its collection of artworks from the Pacific Northwest region of the […]


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TheeAe LTD
National Museum of Afghanistan


Afghanistan’s culture that abides in the country was much ruined and deserted. Its new museum to catch up the lost richness and its cultural asset is necessitated to give hope and inspire people in that region.  Finding this design chance as a way to bring the lost heritage back to the present, the major concern […]


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MUS architects
Structure of emotions – Feisty Flamenco


Movements and gestures of dancers are full of expression and tension. Dancers bring the fascinated viewer into an internal world of experience and emotion through the swinging movement of their hips, decorative arrangement of their fingers and smooth vibration of the ornamental frills. Rhythmic and dynamic music transmits the spectator into a world of incredible […]


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