Posts Tagged ‘Museum’

De Petrus Library, Museum and Community Center by Molenaar&Bol&vanDillen Architects, Vught – The Netherlands

April 18th, 2018

All functions are blended into a large open space which is open to the public. The most striking element is the mezzanine floor. This distinctive element gives the church a new look fitting for its new function. The 500 m2 (5380 sq ft) floor accommodates additional functions such as a study area and meeting rooms.

Kondo Museum by Mamiya Shinichi Design Studio, Kyoto – Japan

March 20th, 2018

Various hues of dark gray and dim lighting characterize the museum’s atmosphere and accentuate materials such as stone, bamboo, plaster and traditional japanese paper found on the walls, ceiling and floor.

Turkcell Dialogue Museum by I-AM, Istanbul – Turkey

March 1st, 2018

The main notion of the project was to reflect the experience in which roles in life are switching, and designing an experiential interior in which people, who seize life from a different perspective – without the sense of sight or sense of hearing – are guiding the whole experience.

‘Guardian Art Center’ by Büro Ole Scheeren, Bejing – China

January 31st, 2018

Conceived as a ‘Machine for Exhibitions and Events’, the hybrid institution is at once an auction house, a museum, an event space, and a cultural lifestyle center. ‘The Guardian Art Center represents a new hybrid concept for a cultural institution that transcends the traditional definitions of a contemporary art space,’ say the architects.

Gucci Garden, Florence – Italy

January 13th, 2018

The new Gucci Garden still features stellar exhibition galleries with a wealth of historic Gucci trophies curated by authoritative Italian fashion critic and curator Maria Luis Frisa and set across several themed rooms.

Brick Kiln Folk Inn & Museum – Interior Design by H DESIGN, Kunshan City – China

January 4th, 2018

The main theme of the interior design is extended with the index of architecture, extracting Jiangnan taste, brick culture and Chinese classical garden culture, aims to achieve the harmony and unity between modernity and tradition.

Lianzhou Museum of Photography by O-office Architects, Lianzhou – China

December 27th, 2017

The architect tries to break down the institutional and commemorative tradition of the museum into a three-dimensional exhibition tour that is co-existed with the old city’s morphology.

Military Museum by Studio Libeskind, Dresden – Germany

November 23rd, 2017

The new extension shines a new light on violence whilst taking an anthropological approach, considering the human causes and effects. Protruding out from the main body of the building, the 200-ton extension holds a 99ft viewing platform that offers views across the historic city.

Museum Macan, Jakarta – Indonesia

November 20th, 2017

The newly opened Museum Macan is Indonesia’s first museum dedicated to modern and contemporary art. The venue is founded by Haryanto Adikoesoemo, an Indonesian business mogul and philanthropist with a penchant for modern art.

Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum by Jean Nouvel, Abu Dhabi – UAE

November 8th, 2017

Louvre Abu Dhabi is the first ever outpost abroad of the renowned Louvre Museum in Paris, and not surprisingly, it oozes a similar grandeur and prestige. Mind you, the French museum has agreed to loan its name to the Emirati venue for 30 years, in addition to providing temporary exhibitions for 15 years, and artworks for ten years.

Science Museum by Coffey Architects, London – UK

November 6th, 2017

Science Museum by Coffey Architects, London – UK

Transmission-Field Tandem by CHU-studio, Beijing – China

October 21st, 2017

This project, the Museum Of International Brewmasters Art, locates in the center of Beijing, a ruin of classical Russian structural industrial building.

Etihad Museum, Dubai – U.A.E.

September 15th, 2017

Umaya used B Light’s know-how for the outdoor lighting of this majestic project. The aim of the project is to make the Museum’s stunning architecture stand out and to emphasize the uniqueness of its structure.

Seeds of Time exhibition in the Himalayas Art Museum by Collective Studio, Shanghai – China

August 3rd, 2017

Curated by Dr Yongwoo Lee and Hans Ulrich Obrist, the Shanghai Project Chapter 2: Seeds of Time exhibition in the Himalayas Art Museum brought together artists and researchers with the aim of proposing new strategies for alternative approaches and solutions to issues of social and environmental sustainability.

DongZhuang-Building Museum of Western Regions by Xinjiang Wind, Tuoli Township – China

June 19th, 2017

The principles and methods of traditional technologies for cavity walls, ramming earth, sun-dried mud bricks and laying stones are adopted to construct a simple, reliable and durable building. The texture of materials is highlighted on the building’s surface to obtain a “natural” completeness of a non-specific space.

Zinc Mine Museum by Peter Zumthor in Aldo Amoretti’s photos, Sauda – Norway

June 6th, 2017

Timber supports elevate the cafe and exhibition above the rocky landscape, while the service building hangs from the side of a stone wall. The timber framework extends up the black outer walls to raise a mono-pitched corrugated zinc roof above each of the blocks.

V&A Museum shop by Friend and Company, London – UK

May 23rd, 2017

It forms one of the main routes into the exhibition spaces, so had to also accommodate people passing through. It was this that led Friend to design the shop as a pair of pavilions – creating “a concept of lanes and street facades”.

Museum and cultural centre by Wutopia Lab, Shanghai – China

March 30th, 2017

The perforated plates of white aluminium cladding the circular building, which the architects folded like the pleats of a fan, are intended to block views from the tranquil garden to the interior. “We use perforated aluminium plates folded in a fan-style to create a veil on the facade,”

Mercedes-Benz Museum by UNStudio, Stuttgart – Germany

February 28th, 2017

Inside, walking down the ramps of the Museum, surrounded by cars of different ages and types, the visitor is reminded of driving down the highway.

MOCAPE museum of contemporary art by Coop Himmelb(l)au, Shenzhen – China

November 30th, 2016



The building combines two independent institutions — the museum of contemporary art (MOCA) and the planning exhibition (PE) — as a cultural meeting point and a venue for architectural exhibitions.