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Posts tagged 'Museum architecture'

Renzo Piano-designed Academy Museum opens in LA

The new museum for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences comprises a renovated art deco building and massive ‘floating’ sphere Words by Francesca

Architecture

MoMu, Antwerp’s fashion museum, reopens

Through renovation and expansion, Belgian practice B-architecten has eschewed statement architecture to focus on improving the museum experience Words by Anna Winston Once the cultural

Architecture

Snøhetta designs Impressionism-inspired extension to Danish art museum

The underground extension and sculptural landscaping at the Ordrupgaard museum aim to holistically enhance the entire complex Words by Harriet Thorpe Ordrupgaard, an art museum

Architecture

Manchester Jewish Museum unveils major expansion by Citizens Design Bureau

The project extends a 19th-century synagogue with a corten steel-clad volume Words by Nile Bridgeman Either side of an A-road in the centre of Manchester’s

Architecture

Montreal’s massive Biodome redesigned by KANVA

The redesign of the science museum in a former velodrome features an undulating ‘living skin’ shaping visitor experience Words by Francesca Perry Montreal-based architecture firm

Architecture

In Barcelona, BAAS arquitectura turns 1920s industrial building into history museum

The Oliva Artés Museum revives a building saved from demolition by locals, and demonstrates the value of ‘architectural recycling’ Words by Francesca Perry Barcelona-based practice

Buildings

Herzog & de Meuron completes M+ Museum

Housed in a monumental building on Hong Kong’s waterfront, the new museum of visual culture is due to open to the public later this year

Buildings

KAAN Architecten reveals transformation of Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp

The Dutch practice has completed the main phase of a long-term renovation and extension of KSMKA, with a ‘museum-within-a-museum’ design Words by Anna Winston Rotterdam-headquarted

Architecture

Carmody Groarke designs Manchester exhibition gallery

The new gallery at the Science and Industry Museum, in the basement of a 19th-century warehouse, will be used for special exhibitions London-based architecture practice

Architecture

Architects Davidsson Tarkela completes Kuopio Museum in Finland

The Helsinki-based practice undertook a major restoration and extension project to establish a new kind of cultural complex in the Finnish city Helsinki-based practice Architects

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation

Snøhetta designs co-working space in Tokyo

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

Old Fiat factory rooftop transformed into public garden

Sumaya Dabbagh designs monumental Dubai mosque

Renzo Piano-designed Academy Museum opens in LA

In an industrial landscape, a transformed bird hide emerges

PLAY: visual inspiration for architectural design

Rethinking the future of the Los Angeles River


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation

Snøhetta designs co-working space in Tokyo

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

Old Fiat factory rooftop transformed into public garden

Sumaya Dabbagh designs monumental Dubai mosque

Renzo Piano-designed Academy Museum opens in LA

In an industrial landscape, a transformed bird hide emerges

PLAY: visual inspiration for architectural design

Rethinking the future of the Los Angeles River


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