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Located in a former factory site, the architects' aim was to create a building that could bring back an interest in, and pay homage to science and industry. A museum, communications centre and archive
Interaction with visitors might have been one of Shigeru Ban’s goals when he designed the new Aspen Art Museum, but three visitors took the concept a bit too literally and got themselves arrested after
Artists and scholars from around the world will convene in Reno, Nevada this weekend for the 2014 Art + Environment Conference, which is hosted by the Nevada Museum of Art. Conference attendees will
The shape of the building mirrors that of a drop of water, created out of a thin concrete slab that rises up gently before curving back down to the earth. Two elliptical openings
Nouvel's nearly 33-acre museum will be seven times larger than the current institution located near the Forbidden City and will be built in collaboration with the Beijing Institute of Architectural
Shigeru Ban Architects' TMFA takes the shape of a pentagon - a subtle symbolic representation of Tainan's city flower, the Phoenix Blossom. Beneath the pentagon-shaped canopy, the museum comprises a
Fumihiko Maki’s Aga Khan Museum Opens to Foster Mutual Understanding Between Western and Islamic Cultures
Maki and Associates state: "The Museum has been designed as a celebration of light and the mysteries of its various qualities and effects. Utilizing a series of natural materials with differing light
The architects designed a new metal roof for the Helene Lancoux media library, which includes more than 40,000 works dedicated to cultural history. The roof's diamond-shaped windows allows pockets of
The David and Claudia Harding Mathematics Gallery will be delivered as part of the Science Museum's £60 million redevelopment master plan, which will transform a third of the museum over the next five
Did You Know David Koch is on the Board of Directors at the Smithsonian and the American Museum of Natural History?
Did you know that climate change denier David H. Koch is a trustee of the American Museum of Natural History and an advisory board member of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History? "So, what's
Taking over the museum gallery's entire South Wing, the site-specific installation offers an interactive element that redefines the typical visitor experience at the museum. "Presence at an exhibition
Aspen is renowned as a fancy ski town - and now it's become a fancy art town with the addition of the New Aspen Art Museum designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Shigeru Ban. The previous museum was
Like any good architect, Steven Holl finds inspiration in unexpected places. His award-winning Swiss residence was inspired by the black rocks and white snow of the Swiss Alps. And this project, a museum
Work began on the Aspen Art Museum in 2005, construction kicked off in 2012, and now the museum is complete and ready for the public. The museum is hosting private showings this week, but come Saturday,
The Städel Museum reopened to the public last weekend after 3 years of renovations and expansions by local Frankfurt firm, Schneider Schumacher. The renovation included an extension placed along the
Filmmaker George Lucas has appointed MAD and Studio Gang to design his proposed art museum in Chicago. The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art (LMNA) will present a history of moving images and educate visitors
The recently finished museum is a part of the Benesse Art Site program, which gave us the Inujima Art Project as well as several other modern art spaces on the south-eastern Japanese islands. The project
We’ve created a space up on our hill for our families, students, parents, teachers, artisans, and any nature lover in general to engage as environmental activists on sacred heritage land in Palestine.
http://youtu.be/qxLmYEUC70o Just one of the many displays, the Gulf Stream Tank will be open to the sun and sky and viewable from all five floors of the Museum, which will collect and reuse rainwater.
For Nikola Tesla's 158th birthday on July 10, 2014, Elon Musk made a generous $1 million donation for a new museum at the site of the scientist's old laboratory on Long Island. The CEO of Tesla Motors
Known for their playful designs, BIG mixed design influences from ancient labyrinths, 17th and 18th century European hedge mazes, and even American corn mazes. Unlike the typical maze, however, this
Zumthor’s plans for LACMA’s new campus on Museum Row in Los Angeles is a meandering structure with double-height, glazed openings and a fluid form that creates a feeling of continuity. The $650
The chapel, which was built by Jan Giudici in 1787, had long been neglected and without purpose. The beautiful architecture was revived by MVRDV, and the museum now spills out of into either side of the
The 2,400 square meter (25,800 square feet) pavilion was conceived as a storyline for visitors. It guides them through a linear sequence of spaces and events: from the entrance through lounges, galleries
The masterplan includes the existing museum building, from the east entrance facing Center City to the west entrance overlooking the Schuylkill River. Most of the changes planned for the existing building
After a tumultuous journey filled with all kinds of obstacles, the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum finally opened its doors to the public on Wednesday. Designed by Davis Brody Bond, the cavernous
After overcoming numerous obstacles from financial woes to flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy, New York was finally able to cut the ribbon on the National September 11 Memorial and Museum this morning.
Located on the west bank of the River Mur in the historic center, the Graz Art Museum opened its doors back in 2003. Created as part of the European Capital of Culture celebrations, the
Created by Anek Kul Thaweesup of Labrador Factory, "Mumi" is a handmade bag made of 100 percent paper fibers. Made in Thailand, the bag is light, handy, can carry up to 6 kg and is totally
Adam Richards Architects' Ditchling Museum renovation is shaped like a small, dark chapel. The building's form was inspired by the rural buildings that surround it - however it stands out with its
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