Hal Foster turns a spotlight on famous buildings, but pays no heed to their contexts, says Kieran Long.
Hadid has parked the city’s vast collection of transport artefacts in a technically ingenious, column-free space under a striking zigzag roof .
Odile Decq’s Rome gallery is a bold collage of interior spaces, but makes a quieter insertion into the city fabric than Hadid’s MAXXI.
Is speed an essential quality of the 21st-century museum? If the architect’s job is to oil the wheels of the culture industry, then perhaps it is. With Tate Modern getting 4 million visitors a year, you need to drive the culture-hungry through the pens quickly. But the museum is not traditionally a place of swift passage, it’s one of thoughtful wandering and edifying pauses