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10 Design’s Hong Kong Planning Museum is Covered in Pollution-Fighting Super Paint!

10 Design’s Hong Kong Planning Museum is Covered in Pollution-Fighting Super Paint!

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

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National 9/11 Museum Will Not Open in 2012 Due to Financial Dispute

National 9/11 Museum Will Not Open in 2012 Due to Financial Dispute

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

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JDS Architects Propose a Spiraling Bicycle Museum for China’s Future Bike City

JDS Architects Propose a Spiraling Bicycle Museum for China’s Future Bike City

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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Japan’s Cup Noodles Museum Upcycles Disposable Cups into Reusable Lacquered Bowls

Japan’s Cup Noodles Museum Upcycles Disposable Cups into Reusable Lacquered Bowls

Cup Noodles is an all too familiar staple for college students who are on a serious budget. While sitting down with a Cup Noodles can hardly be considered 5-star dining, there is an institution in

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The Ptuj Archaeological Museum is Blanketed With a Giant Green-Roofed Tent

The Ptuj Archaeological Museum is Blanketed With a Giant Green-Roofed Tent

The incredibly rich archaeology site of Ptuj has still an abundance of findings yet to be discovered, but the site needs protection and an upgraded infrastructure in order to continue. The museum site is

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LPA’s ExplorOcean Newport Beach Museum is Draped in Green & Capped With Solar Panels

LPA’s ExplorOcean Newport Beach Museum is Draped in Green & Capped With Solar Panels

Newport Beach, California has a storied history with the Pacific Ocean, and a proposed museum wants to turn that experience into an edutainment attraction. The ExplorOcean, a radical update to Newport's

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Shigeru Ban Unveils Plans for a Naturally Daylit Art Museum for Aspen

Shigeru Ban Unveils Plans for a Naturally Daylit Art Museum for Aspen

Shigeru’s five key design elements for the building are the grand stair, the moving room, the wooden screen, the roof design, and the walkable skylight. The grand staircase supports circulation, but is

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Spanish Cabezo de la Almagra Museum and Archeological Park Rises from the Ruins

Spanish Cabezo de la Almagra Museum and Archeological Park Rises from the Ruins

The green hill on which the structure sits is imbued with history, seeing everything from Roman to Muslim settlements. Rising from the mound, the Cabezo de la Almagra makes a striking contrast to the

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Material Efficient Plane Hangar & Museum Takes Inspiration From a Wing’s Profile

Material Efficient Plane Hangar & Museum Takes Inspiration From a Wing’s Profile

Located an hour north of Sydney in the Hunter Valley wine country region, The Hangar is home to Air Action, an aviation museum with a collection of vintage fighter planes to admire and even take rides in.

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German Museum Recreates the World’s Oldest Electric Car and Rides in It!

German Museum Recreates the World’s Oldest Electric Car and Rides in It!

Employees at the Autovision Museum in Germany weren't content just staring at the historic plans for the world's first electric vehicle, they wanted to actually ride in it! So they recreated the fabled

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Altered Landscapes at the Nevada Museum of Art Shows Humans’ Impact on the Environment

Altered Landscapes at the Nevada Museum of Art Shows Humans’ Impact on the Environment

The Nevada Museum of Art houses an incredible collection of photographs. Culturally, they're like photos of a messy kitchen: signifying bounty, waste, responsibility, hope and dread at the same time (that

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MAD Architects Complete Passive Solar Ordos Museum Inspired by the Gobi Desert

MAD Architects Complete Passive Solar Ordos Museum Inspired by the Gobi Desert

The city of Ordos is a relatively new city that has developed over the last six years from a rural culture. The bulbous building reflects the region’s resistance against the influx of the ever-creeping

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The Drents Museum’s Submerged Extension Adds a Lush Green Public Park Above Ground

The Drents Museum’s Submerged Extension Adds a Lush Green Public Park Above Ground

Van Egeraat’s innovative extension to the museum deeply roots the Drents within the surrounding city of Assen. The undulating roof curves to create serene gentle hills above. The new hills are lined

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‘Landscape Futures’ Exhibit at the Nevada Museum of Art Explores Our Relationship With Technology

‘Landscape Futures’ Exhibit at the Nevada Museum of Art Explores Our Relationship With Technology

The Nevada Museum of Art houses the Center for Art and the Environment, one of very few working institutions on the planet that devotes itself exclusively ecological art. Landscape Futures opened only a

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The Green Cell: Kengo Kuma’s Design for the Taipei City Museum of Art Has an Insulating Green Roof

The Green Cell: Kengo Kuma’s Design for the Taipei City Museum of Art Has an Insulating Green Roof

Principally a cultural hub, this building is also a mixed-use development complete with retail facilities that creates a bridge to the nearby train station and cable car. The main hall also connects to a

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Spain’s San Telmo Museum Boasts a Perforated Green Façade

Spain’s San Telmo Museum Boasts a Perforated Green Façade

The San Telmo Museum was originally a convent, and the team of architects in charge of the renovation worked towards respecting its primitive shapes and original looks. First opened in 1902, the building

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MVRDV and COBE to Transform Danish Concrete Factory Into Rock and Roll Museum

MVRDV and COBE to Transform Danish Concrete Factory Into Rock and Roll Museum

The massive site totals over 147,000 square feet, including 26,000 square feet of existing buildings. The architects' solution was to build on top of the existing halls, adding three new levels. The new

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Daniel Libeskind’s New Glass Wedge Addition Dramatically Bisects the Dresden Museum of Military History

Daniel Libeskind’s New Glass Wedge Addition Dramatically Bisects the Dresden Museum of Military History

Libeskind’s addition commemorates the reopening of the war museum after a 22 year closure. The neo-classical building was originally an arsenal for the German Armed forces, so Libeskind designed the

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Diller Scofidio + Renfro Unveil Plans for the Day Lit Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archives

Diller Scofidio + Renfro Unveil Plans for the Day Lit Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archives

Plans have been underway since 1997 to build a new facility for the art museum and film archives, which do not meet current seismic standards. Originally, Tokyo-based Toyo Ito & Associates came up

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The CityVision Y1 Project Kicks Off at the MAXXI Museum in Rome Sept. 16th!

The CityVision Y1 Project Kicks Off at the MAXXI Museum in Rome Sept. 16th!

This fall the MAXXI Museum in Rome is hosting Y1/CityVision - a riveting series of talks and presentations focused on developing new concepts for contemporary architecture. Kicking off tomorrow, the Y1

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James Law Cybertecture Proposes a Bubble Wrapped Cube for the Taipei City Art Museum

James Law Cybertecture Proposes a Bubble Wrapped Cube for the Taipei City Art Museum

Matter exists in three states. A solid is a state in which matter maintains a fixed volume and shape. Liquid is a state in which matter fits inside a fixed volume, but can vary in shape, and a gas is a

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Brilliant Computer History Museum Renovated From a Silicon Valley Tech Building

Brilliant Computer History Museum Renovated From a Silicon Valley Tech Building

The museum got its start back in the 1960s when Gordon and Gwen Bell first exhibited their personal collection of computing devices in the lobby of the Digital Equipment Corporation in Boston. From there

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Influx Studio Unveils Spiraling Garden Museum With a Cork-Screw Green Roof for Taipei

Influx Studio Unveils Spiraling Garden Museum With a Cork-Screw Green Roof for Taipei

Circulation through the museum was a large part of the design strategy, and people are just as important to the program as the art itself. Entrance to the museum is gained through a large park surrounding

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Fantastical New Salvador Dalí Museum in Florida is Also Hurricane Resistant

Fantastical New Salvador Dalí Museum in Florida is Also Hurricane Resistant

To house such a spectacular collection, HOK designed the museum to complement the art, and give visitors a "Dalí-esque" experience, but at the same time protect the work from any foreseeable danger,

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HWKN’s Artscape is a Green-Roofed Museum That Emerges From The Ground for Taipei

HWKN’s Artscape is a Green-Roofed Museum That Emerges From The Ground for Taipei

HWKN challenged the notion of a traditional building form by merging this new space with the environment. Starting from a rectangular volume, they connected the building with the earth, covered it with a

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Art Collector’s Flat Renovated with Reclaimed Wood from the Rotterdam Rijksmuseum

Art Collector’s Flat Renovated with Reclaimed Wood from the Rotterdam Rijksmuseum

Located on the waterfront in Belgium, the large loft is bookended with large windows overlooking the Rubensplein. Ooze wanted to evoke a gallery-like setting that would not compete with the art work, so

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OODA’s Twisted Cubic Taipei City Museum of Art Harvests Rain and Sun

OODA’s Twisted Cubic Taipei City Museum of Art Harvests Rain and Sun

Designed to be a landmark building that doesn't exact a huge environmental price, the museum consists of a twisted volumetric box that holds within it another 90 degree cube. The whole building is wrapped

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Subterranean Archaeology Museum Proposed For Antwerp’s Abandoned Tunnels

Subterranean Archaeology Museum Proposed For Antwerp’s Abandoned Tunnels

Martin's thesis project was inspired by the novel Austerlitz, which is an exploration of architecture as a narrative. He proposes transforming the abandoned tunnels underneath Antwerp's central station

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Sherbert-Colored Taipei Museum Features Solar-Efficient Tile Facade

Sherbert-Colored Taipei Museum Features Solar-Efficient Tile Facade

The design contest invites architecture firms from around the world to create a fresh look and versatile space to exhibit art. With a commitment to sustainable design, the Sergio Mannino team designed

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Mexico’s Subterranean Children’s Museum is an Immersive Educational Environment

Mexico’s Subterranean Children’s Museum is an Immersive Educational Environment

Standing at the site of an old steel mill, the reclaimed buildings will host administration, storage, exhibit development, and an eatery in the old brick buildings. Adjacent to the original buildings

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