Tag: Museum

The MA: Andalucia's Museum of Memory | Alberto Campo Baeza

The MA: Andalucia’s Museum of Memory | Alberto Campo Baeza

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• September 20, 2009 • Comments (10)

Spanish architect  Alberto Campo Baeza has designed the Andalucia’s Museum of Memory located in Granada. A very good attempt of creating the interesting spatial experience through an elliptic central court which is designed to connect 3 levels spaces via the featured circular ramp. The new building, silent in its forms, is resounding in its elements […]

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Phase 2 Darwin Centre | C. F. Møller Architects

Phase 2 Darwin Centre | C. F. Møller Architects

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• September 16, 2009 • Comments (0)

The new phase 2 of the Darwin Centre at the Natural History Museum by C. F. Møller Architects had the grand opening on 14 September 2009 and unveiled to the public on 15 September. The new Darwin Centre features a huge eight-storey concrete cocoon surrounded by a glass atrium, this iconic form expresses the enormous […]

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Exploratory Science Museum | CHN arquitetos

Exploratory Science Museum | CHN arquitetos

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• September 4, 2009 • Comments (1)

Bazil-based architectural firm CHN arquitetos has won the International Public Competition for the Architectural Project of the Exploratory Science Museum – Campinas, Brazil. The surface of the facade is created from the idea of infinity: a reference to the essence of its form, recognizable from its cosmological scale to its most minimal. CHN arquitetos + […]

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Drive-In Automobile Museum | 3GATTI

Drive-In Automobile Museum | 3GATTI

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• September 2, 2009 • Comments (6)

This is a project winner of the international invitation competition for the construction of the Automobile Museum in Nanjing, designed by Italy-based architecture studio 3GATTI to explore the relationship between car and museum. The competition was organized last year by the government of Nanjing and Jiangsu Head Investment Group. A building to be dedicated to […]

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Herning Museum of Contemporary Art | Steven Holl architects

Herning Museum of Contemporary Art | Steven Holl architects

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• August 29, 2009 • Comments (0)

Herning Museum of Contemporary Art in Herning, Denmark is a first prize winning project designed by Steven Holl Architects to accommodate exhibition galleries, 150 seat auditorium, music rehearsal rooms, restaurant, media library and administrative offices. The museum will open to public on September 9 2009. + Project description courtesy of Steven Holl architects The Herning […]

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Knut Hamsun Center | Steven Holl architects

Knut Hamsun Center | Steven Holl architects

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• August 28, 2009 • Comments (0)

Steven Holl Architects has designed the Knut Hamsun Center located in Hamarøy, Norway. This is an historical museum for writer Knut Hamsun including exhibition areas, library, reading room, cafe and 230 seat auditorium. The concept for the museum, “Building as a Body: Battleground of Invisible Forces,” is realized from inside and out. Here the wood […]

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Archeology Museum of Vitoria| Francisco Mangado

Archeology Museum of Vitoria| Francisco Mangado

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• August 15, 2009 • Comments (1)

Museum of Archeology in Vitoria is a competition-winning project designed by Spanish architect Francisco Mangado. We like to think of an archaeology museum as a compact jewel box concealing the treasure that history has entrusted to us piece by piece. But not any kind of history, or at least not the scientific history of experts, […]

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Umm el-Fahem Museum for Contemporary Arab Art | SO Architecture

Umm el-Fahem Museum for Contemporary Arab Art | SO Architecture

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• June 4, 2009 • Comments (0)

The honorable mention award project Umm el-Fahem Museum for Contemporary Arab Art, designed by Israel-based architect firm SO Architecture. + Design Statement courtesy SO Architecture The Function of the Museum Today, in the third millennium, amid the daily reality and worries about war and economic hardship, a museum of contemporary art will be built, and […]

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Chicago Art Institute - The Modern Wing | Renzo Piano Building Workshop

Chicago Art Institute – The Modern Wing | Renzo Piano Building Workshop

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• May 30, 2009 • Comments (1)

© The Art Institute of Chicago, Ph. Campbell © Renzo Piano Building Workshop – Ph. Charles G. Young, Interactive design architects © Renzo Piano Building Workshop – Ph. Charles G. Young, Interactive design architects The Modern Wing at Art Institute of Chicago, designed by Renzo Piano, a world renowned Italian architect and recipient of the […]

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Anchorage Museum Expansion | David Chipperfield Architects

Anchorage Museum Expansion | David Chipperfield Architects

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• May 28, 2009 • Comments (0)

A new 8,000 m2 Anchorage Museum Expansion designed by UK-based firm David Chipperfield Architects will be opened to public on 30 May 2009. Five distinct linear volumes vary in height and length arranged along the western face of the existing building, creating an interesting skyline to the west side of the existing museum. The glass […]

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