Articles tagged Institution

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Architects usher an Enlightenment-era cultural venue into modern-day Amsterdam

Amsterdam – Studio i29 and Math Architecten refurbish Amsterdam’s Felix Meritis institution, built in 1788, combining preservation with contemporary updates.

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The physical museum must evolve. Can spatial design help?

At Frame Awards 2020, MoMA’s Ramona Bronkar Bannayan unpacked how the NYC museum’s recent expansion uses spatial design to drive audience engagement. Watch the talk now.

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The design of this headquarters helps an NYC non-profit help youth succeed

New York City – Creative studio Civilivn devised a work and learning space in Lower Manhattan for organization Exalt.

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Should heritage government buildings be thinking about (spatial) democracy?

Quebec City, Canada – Unchanged for over 100 years, the National Assembly of Quebec has a new reception pavilion targeted at the general public, thanks to Provencher_Roy and GLCRM …

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Out Now: Frame 133 – Museums break loose

Our new issue centers on how the modern museum is moving from conservation to activation, featuring typology-busting spaces and exclusive interviews with the likes of Masamichi Katayama, Comunal and …

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A dental clinic makes an unlikely case for minimal design

Valencia, Spain – For a dentistry office in Spain, designers proposed a pared-down interior that responds to its site and programme.

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This space makes the cultural programming of a Milanese exhibition venue possible

Milan – Spazio Maiocchi’s Gonzalez Haase AAS-designed display platform Artifact proposes ‘a new and more dynamic role for today’s cultural institutions’.

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These architects believe university buildings can transform communities

Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom – Grafton Architects designs a multi-purpose cultural hub for Kingston University that integrates academic life into the local community.

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How spaces for incubation can advance modern education

Bangkok – To future-proof their academic offerings, institutions like Bangkok’s Chulalongkorn University are redefining the role of their libraries as creative incubators.

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How this Brazilian communications museum is preparing for a new age of connection

Rio de Janeiro – A Rio de Janeiro institution entrusted Cactus to totally redesign its space with interpersonal tech installations and new display features.

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A Thai children’s hospital challenges stereotypes of the institutional spaces

Samut Sakhon, Thailand – Bangkok-based studio Integrated Field designs a playful interior for EKH Children’s Hospital.

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How to make the museum future-proof: learning from MoMA at Frame Awards 2020

Jury member Ramona Bronkar Bannayan will share key takeaway lessons about the growth – and survival – of art institutions in a talk at our upcoming event.