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OBR
Pythagoras Museum


The project for Pythagoras Museum and Gardens is the result of the international design competition held by Crotone Council with funding from the European Community in its role of encouraging development of urban community projects. The central theme of the competition was the creation of a science park on an area of 18 hectares dedicated to […]


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Odile Decq & Benoît Cornette
Frac


Vertical Promenade The FRAC project, within the tight borders of the constraints of urban regulation, reinterpreted the apparent contradictory and dual idea of the necessary urban inscription  simultaneously to that of immaterial escape, from nature to artificial, from heavy to light, from shade to brightness. Section In architecture, the section reveals the invisible; the section […]


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Brooks + Scarpa
Vasquez Rocks


The Vasquez Rocks Nature and Interpetive Center is a vital gateway to a unique asset in the Los Angeles County Parks system. The high-desert site is one of the most significant natural areas in the region; its sculptural rock formations have inspired generations of visitors and provided the backdrop to dozens of Hollywood movies and […]


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molo design, ltd
Nebuta House


Nebuta House  is enclosed by ribbons of twisted steel, enamel-coated deep vibrant red and individually shaped to create variation: openings for light, areas of opacity, views, or opportunities for pedestrian circulation.The ribbon screen façade creates a sheltered outdoor perimeter space called the “engawa”, a spatial concept originating in traditional Japanese houses. It is common to see […]


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[BUENOS AIRES] New Contemporary Art Museum Competition Results


The Buenos Aires Contemporary Art Museum (BACAM) is located in the capital of Argentina known for its rich cultural life and upcoming art scene. Puerto Madero’s Waterfront is in a critical intersec­tion between landscape and urban development. It brings together the natural beauty of the Río de la Plata, the rich culture and influential history […]


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Chartier-Corbasson Architectes
Paul Belmondo Museum


I. The architecture: a treatise on movement and pathways Built in the eighteenth century, Château Buchillot at Boulogne-Billancourt comprises a main building and two wings opening onto a three-sided courtyard . It is a listed building and forms part of the Edmond-de-Rothschild heritage site. « We need a policy for the built environment that would […]


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MUS architects
Vertical Fashion Museum


  The tissue of the plot has been treated as an elastic fabric, which can be stretched, pulled upwards and twisted so as to form the desired shape, based on the design-programme analysis. A function of a museum is commonly associated with buildings with a wide, horizontal programme-spatial layout. They tend to be objects which are […]


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MA2
Art Museum


In the current proposal for a Contemporary Museum of Art in Buenos Aires, the inception is based on synergetic plays of volumes and interlink-interlacing manifolds of tectonic forms and panels that create a dynamic fluxion of mass, surfaces and lines. The articulations involved relay on formal masses in an arrangement or in a cohesive group […]


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Claude Cormier Architectes Paysagistes Inc. & Aedifica
Canadian Museum


The Canadian Museum of Civilization, designed by Canadian architect Douglas Cardinal and inaugurated in 1989, is comprised of two pavilions, their architecture a startling embodiment of the country’s distinguishing geographical features. The public display wing replicates the dramatic effect of the glaciers; the contours of the curatorial wing symbolize the majestic Canadian Shield; and the […]


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James Law Cybertecture
New Taipei Art Museum


The New Taipei Art Museum is a municipal building or space for the expression and exhibition of art. The foundation of the idea is to create an architecture that becomes an art piece itself. To create spaces that is unique and flexible, a seamless fluidity and formless space are designed to promote movement and interaction. […]


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Patkau Architects Inc
AERL Biodiversity


The Beaty Biodiversity Centre and the Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory are located on Main Mall, the central north/south spine of the University of British Columbia. Together they form a complex of related environmental science functions; a new campus precinct organized around a generous exterior courtyard space which is bisected by new cross-campus pedestrian and bicycle […]


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DCPP Arquitectos
New Taipei City Museum of Art


The architects proposal for the New Taipei City Museum of Art is an open and welcoming design that erases the barrier of exclusivity normally surrounding the world of art, patrons, and experts.  As such, the architecture of the New Taipei City Museum of Art is one that embodies this idea of erasure through eliminating the […]


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Studio Pei-Zhu
Oct Design Museum


The inspiration for the project comes from both the location being close to the bay and from the needs of the program, a surreal space for design exhibitions. The Oct design museum focuses mainly on fashion shows, product design, and conceptual automotive shows. The goal was to create a space that is surreal to the […]


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Hugh Broughton Architects
Maidstone Museum East Wing


Maidstone Museum East Wing:  New ‘gold’ clad extensions hint at treasures inside Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery has re-opened following an extensive £3 million refurbishment and the addition of a new east wing by Hugh Broughton Architects. Clad with ‘gold’ shingles which hint at the museum’s collection of ‘treasures’ on display inside, the new […]


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CVDB Arquitectos
Tapete Interpretive Centre


The CITA [Centro Interpretativo do Tapete de Arraiolos – Arraiolos Tapestry Museum] is located at Arraiolos main public space, the Praça Lima e Brito, where the town hall is sited. The project for the museum consists in a contemporary intervention that defines a selective strategy to deal with the existing elements. It proposes a clear […]


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NPS Tchoban Voss
Graphics Museum


This summer, a new Museum of Architectural Graphics is going to open in Berlin; the museum building was designed by Sergey Choban and Sergey Kuznetsov.The new museum will be built in Prenzlauer Berg. For years, this part of the city was predominantly an industrial one. However, after Berlin hopped on the ecological bandwagon, its numerous […]


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Zaha Hadid’s Riverside Museum wins European Museum Academy Micheletti Award 2012


Riverside Museum, Glasgow has been named the most innovative museum in the fields of technology, labour and social history by the European Museum Academy. Riverside competed against museums in 12 other European countries to win the 17th annual Micheletti Award. In their citation, the judges noted that: “The careful planning of the museum included involving visitors […]


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ARX
Ílhavo Maritime Museum


The building is situated on the outskirts of town, on a irregular plot flanked by houses on two levels, semi-detached or free-standing.  On the other side of the street is the Health Centre, large and institutional. The extension and remodeling undertaken were extensive, almost doubling the previous surface area (now 3850m2) and restructuring the layout, […]


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logon architecture
Shanghai Museum of Glass


The new Shanghai Museum of Glass is located on a former glass manufacturing and processing site in the northern District of Baoshan, Shanghai (China). The site covers a total area of 40,300sq.m and consists of thirty industrial buildings varying in age, condition and scale, with most of them still being used by glass related industries. […]


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10 Design
Dalian Museum Competition Design Concept


The planning museum is envisioned to be a new civic sculpture for the city located at the heart of the main the governmental district. The sculptural nature of the building ties to the existing network of sculptural elements and parks placed throughout the city. The building becomes a technological bloom as the massing opens towards […]


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