Charlotte, NC recently showed its commitment to clean energy with the installation of two beautiful bright red solar power installations shaped like trees! Situated at the Discovery Place science museum,
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The original structure is an ornate red brick Elizabethan manor that was built in 1561. The building has been a museum since 1858, and it now houses a collection of over 600,000 artifacts and specimens.
The architects designed the rooms to face and have a view into the courtyard, implementing their vision of "going in to go out." Traditional Japanese architecture has served as inspiration with its
Recycling cans couldn't get much quirkier or more lovable than these PACMAN containers that gobble-up garbage like their computerized namesake. Designed by Portuguese studio AND-RÉ, the cans are simple
The Technik Museum's new building was completed in 2000 and has a total usable area of 215,000 square foot. It was mainly constructed from steel-composite structure and was designed to be extremely
Rebelo’s museum is wrapped with a flexible mesh that bends and contorts in various geometric designs. The outer skin is then covered with a living layer of vegetation, and melds with the shrubbery of
Foster + Partners just announced that they have broken ground on a new art museum in Datong's New City, in China. The distinctive 32,000 sq m museum will be largely submerged into the ground, with the
The Titanic's maiden voyage was in April of 1912 and 100 years later, the Titanic Belfast museum opens in celebration of her construction. The White Star Line ocean liner was originally constructed in the
The island of Texel was once a popular holdover spot for the Dutch East India Company on their way out of Amsterdam before setting sail. Ships would anchor near here to wait for good weather and work on
The Xinjin Zhi Museum is located at the foot of Laojunshan mountain in Xinjin and serves to usher people to the holy place of Taoism. Dedicated to the religion of Taoism, the design of the museum shows
The competition for the Bauhaus Museum in Weimar was not only conceived to find a permanent home for the museum, but also as a way to help redevelop the area. Seeking a flexible design, the Klassik
Jeongok Prehistory Museum in Korea This shiny serpentine museum in Korea is dedicated to the prehistory of the area and a sort of time capsule to explore early man. Designed by French firm, X-TU
The eBay auction starts at 7 pm EST and bidding will close on April 8, 2012, according to the Toledo Museum's press coordinator Teri Sharp. She explained that funds raised during the auction will be used
Through an international design competition, Wang Shu won first place to design and built the Ningbo History Museum dedicated to the history of humanities and the arts on the east coast of China.
Grimshaw Architects broke ground on the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science in downtown Miami’s Museum Park last Friday. The 250,000 square-foot complex is expected to be among the world’s
The space is linear and solid, forming an abstract connection with the land itself. Each zone is designed with a simple contemporary style, however the project complements its surrounding landscape and
Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s Gigantic Hirshhorn Bubble to Ooze Out of the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington D.C.
A thin translucent membrane will fill the center of the Gordon Bunshaft building. Its sky blue tone will be darkest at the top and it will become more and more transparent toward the bottom floors so
The Freelon Adjaye Bond/SmithGroup (FAB) team won an international design competition back in 2009 to design the new African American History & Culture Smithsonian Museum. The Ghanaian-born architect
Claude Cormier’s colorful “Heads of Christ” is a dream collage for kids of all ages. Using old stuffed animals, the artist has created a massive plush carpet that spans an entire room. Faces of
At first glance, the structure appears to be simply a bridge, fooling the eye into thinking there is no interior building within at all. Large timber beams criss-cross, building up the museum’s base.
The Biosphere is one of the only museums of its kind, dedicated solely to the environment and environmental education. Each of the halls in the museum are dedicated to a series of rotating exhibitions,
photo of the Nelson Atkins Museum by Steven Holl Architects The Houston Museum of Fine Arts has just chosen Steven Holl Architects to design a new building for their expansive institution. One of our
The new museum, which is entirely devoted to the works of Clyfford Still, was opened on November 18th, 2011. The 28,500-square-foot museum contains a collection that encompasses approximately 2,400 works
“This new wing is an extraordinarily elegant workshop, a bustling counterpoint to the historic building’s serenity. Here, the thinking and the work of the Museum is performed, so that the Palace,
The Utah Natural History Museum is the caretaker of 1.2 million objects from the fields of paleontology, archeology, ethnology, entomology, vertebrate zoology, mineralogy, botany and malacology. Not only
Groopti was conceptualized by long time friends Duri Chitayat and Adam Wihlborg and grew out of strong partnerships with quality low-volume manufactures formed through their previous careers. They now
Hong Kong-based architectural firm 10 Design recently unveiled their design for a landmark green urban planning museum in northeast China that will set the standard for a citywide overhaul. The master
Last year thousands of people visited the National 9/11 Memorial as it opened in New York City, however it turns out that the accompanying 9/11 Museum will not be opening anytime soon due to a financial
JDS Architects designed this extraordinary spiraling Chongming Bicycle Park for a competition to create the future Bike City in China. The museum, multi-purpose hall, and visitor center comes complete
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