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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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Recycled Wooden Museum Protects Precious Water Sources in the Sierra Nevada Mountains

Recycled Wooden Museum Protects Precious Water Sources in the Sierra Nevada Mountains

Known for its local crafts, honey, and medicinal water sources and situated near the entrance of the Sierra Nevada Regional Park, Lanjarón receives much of its water from the nearby mountains, making it

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Lugo’s Weathered-Steel History Museum Keeps Cool Inside Subterranean Cylinders

Lugo’s Weathered-Steel History Museum Keeps Cool Inside Subterranean Cylinders

The cylindrical Lugo History Museum in Spain attracts a throng of curious people, which is great, except that they also come with a load of fossil-fueled vehicles that litter the beautiful landscape.

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All Natural Museum of Handcraft Paper in China Doesn’t Use a Single Nail

All Natural Museum of Handcraft Paper in China Doesn’t Use a Single Nail

The museum was built in a field next to Xinzhuang Village at the foot of Yummnan's Gaoligaong Mountain. There it acts as an extension to the homes, where making paper is a fixture of daily life, creating

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Spiraling Solar-Powered Museum of Civilizations Expected To Proceed In St. Paul, France

Spiraling Solar-Powered Museum of Civilizations Expected To Proceed In St. Paul, France

The 9,000 sq meter cultural center will highlight the development of the various cultures on the island and provide special educational opportunities for people in the area. The museum will be located on

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Storm King Art Center: A 500-Acre Outdoor Museum Set in New York’s Hudson Valley

Storm King Art Center: A 500-Acre Outdoor Museum Set in New York’s Hudson Valley

If you're looking for a relaxing summer getaway, you'll be hard pressed to find a location more unique and exquisite than the Storm King Art Center in New York's Hudson Valley. Located on a lush 500-acre

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3XN’s New Museum of Liverpool Runs On An Energy Efficient Trigeneration Plant

3XN’s New Museum of Liverpool Runs On An Energy Efficient Trigeneration Plant

The three story building is characterized by opposing volumes stretching out towards the harbor. Huge picture windows take in the views of both the city and the harbor and a large spiraling staircase in

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Medieval Italian Castle Transformed into Modern Mountain Museum

Medieval Italian Castle Transformed into Modern Mountain Museum

Development on the project started in 2008, and since then EM2 has focused on restoring the castle’s façade and interior while creating a fine exhibition space. The architects constructed most of the

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St. Louis City Museum’s Towering Jungle Gym of Found Objects Includes a Plane and Ferris Wheel

St. Louis City Museum’s Towering Jungle Gym of Found Objects Includes a Plane and Ferris Wheel

With all there is to choose from in the museum, we're not quite sure where to start. To give you some background, the attractions aren't just made from recycled objects, the building itself is also

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Haunting Green-Roofed Museum in Palmiry Honors Polish Holocaust Victims

Haunting Green-Roofed Museum in Palmiry Honors Polish Holocaust Victims

The rusted steel facade is pierced with 2,252 holes that represent each of the people who lost their lives, while a glass wall overlooks the cemetery and three crosses. Even if these materials are not

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Former Coal-Washing Plant Converted Into Intriguing Ruhr Museum in Germany

Former Coal-Washing Plant Converted Into Intriguing Ruhr Museum in Germany

After four years of planning, HG Merz designed the new museum as a separate entity within the original building. All of the existing infrastructure, including beams and plumbing works, as well as the

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The National Museum of the Marine Corps Is a Green-Roofed Monument to US Servicemen

The National Museum of the Marine Corps Is a Green-Roofed Monument to US Servicemen

Rising towards a single point high in the sky, The National Museum of the Marine Corps is a spectacular green monument paying tribute to the history and values of the United States Marine Corps.

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StARTT’s Poppy-Filled Exhibition at the MAXXI Museum Will Be Recycled in the Future

StARTT’s Poppy-Filled Exhibition at the MAXXI Museum Will Be Recycled in the Future

StARTT found the stark stone courtyard of the MAXXI museum to be somewhat unwelcoming, so their idea was to add the cool comfort of nature to an otherwise green-deprived area. They constructed the

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Steven Holl’s Cité de l’Océan et du Surf Museum Opens in Biarritz!

Steven Holl’s Cité de l’Océan et du Surf Museum Opens in Biarritz!

Located on a pie-shaped site perpendicular to the beach, the museum is like an arrow pointing towards the ocean. The museum's shape is concave and derived from the spatial concept “under the

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Molo’s Nebuta Museum in Japan Wraps Itself in a Shimmering Ribbon Facade

Molo’s Nebuta Museum in Japan Wraps Itself in a Shimmering Ribbon Facade

Like the festival, the museum’s design is intended to enliven the subdued neighborhoods. The red color is continually changing as the bending metal plates enliven the view of the building from all

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Bike-Powered Sewing Machine Belts Out Bicycle Caps for NYC Museum

Bike-Powered Sewing Machine Belts Out Bicycle Caps for NYC Museum

Singer may have cornered the market on electric sewing machines, but get ready for an old-school comeback that requires a little more than the push of an electric foot-pedal. A collaboration between New

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Gorgeous Underground Museum Hides Below Buenos Aires’ Government House

Gorgeous Underground Museum Hides Below Buenos Aires’ Government House

The Museo del Bicentenario blends history and modern technology in an elegant and conscientious way, deep under Buenos Aires’ Pink Governmental House. Its 54,000 square foot galleries stretch in and out

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Glinting Shanghai Museum of Glass Is a Paragon of Sustainable Reuse

Glinting Shanghai Museum of Glass Is a Paragon of Sustainable Reuse

Built on the former site of a sprawling glass manufacturing facility in Shanghai's Baoshan District, this glinting Museum of Glass shows the rest of the world what sustainable reuse is all about. Located

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France’s Museumotel is a Retro Retreat Complete With Bubbly Pod Homes!

France’s Museumotel is a Retro Retreat Complete With Bubbly Pod Homes!

The interiors of the bubble houses reflect their facades -- they consist of large circular rooms with curved doorways and arching staircases. Situated on an island within a river, these concrete

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Take a LIVE Tour of the Gorgeous MAS Museum In Antwerp Right from Your Desk!

Take a LIVE Tour of the Gorgeous MAS Museum In Antwerp Right from Your Desk!

Five live guides are currently standing by on different floors of the MAS and you have the ability to tell each of these guide where on the floor you want to go, direct from your computer. The guide takes

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Holburn Museum Retrofit Gives a Classic Building a Modern Twist

Holburn Museum Retrofit Gives a Classic Building a Modern Twist

The new wing and is tucked directly behind the restored Georgian era mansion, and its scale mimics the classic proportions of the original estate. The design, however, diverges dramatically with its boxy

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MVRDV’s Speech Bubble Inspired Building Wins China Comic and Animation Museum Design Bid

MVRDV’s Speech Bubble Inspired Building Wins China Comic and Animation Museum Design Bid

MVRDV focuses on achieving excellent energy ratings, and the CAM Museum is no different.  The sleek aerodynamic design creates even wind pressure, and a lower need for air conditioning. The interior is

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