Articles tagged Museum


Rem Koolhaas: ‘For institutions to stay alive, they have to experiment’

Amsterdam – Visitors are encouraged to find their own path through AMO’s steel landscape at the Stedelijk Museum. 

Musée de la Romanité by Elizabeth de Portzamparc. Photo Serge Urvoy

Elizabeth de Portzamparc fashions a glass toga on the Musée de la Romanité

NÎMES – The Musée de la Romanité, designed by Elizabeth de Portzamparc, shimmers in the light as it faces the exceptional piece of history embedded in the city – the Arenas …

Tirpitz Blavand Bunker Museum by BIG. Photo Rasmus Hjortshoj / Rasmus Bendix

BIG buries a sanctuary of light into the sand of a former war zone

BLAAVAND – The Tirpitz bunker is the biggest and heaviest of 200 bunkers along the Danish coast and has been turned into collection of museums.


To engage with sustainability, the museum experience becomes participatory

SHANGHAI – Collective brings together researchers, artists, and audience to address sustainability and turn observation into participation at the Himalayas Art Museum.

Alliance-1892 Brandy Distillery Museum & Warehouse by Totement/Paper. Photos Gleb Leonov

Totement/Paper communicates a partnership of dancing forms

CHERNYAKHOVSK – The warehouse of a brandy distillery is able to accommodate meetings and receptions, as well as incorporating a small museum, tasting room and viewing platform.

Musee d'Arts de Nantes by Stanton Williams. Photos Hufton + Crow

A museum extension by Stanton Williams connects old and new in more ways than one

NANTES – A palace, a chapel and a cube have come together in a momentous renovation project in the west of France.

Megalithic Museum by CVDB Arquitectos. Photos Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

CVDB repurposes a train station as a home for stones

MORA – A disused train station and accompanying warehouse have been renovated into a museum for megaliths and prehistoric monuments in central Portugal.

Caixaforum Seville by Vázquez Consuegra. Photos Jesus Granada

Two worlds inspire Vázquez Consuegra's subterranean cultural centre

SEVILLE – In March 2017, Seville became the eighth Spanish city to inaugurate a Caixaforum. The project repurposes a space that previously existed as a subterranean car park.


Emmanuelle Moureaux colours future years for museum anniversary

TOKYO – For the National Art Center’s tenth anniversary, French architect and designer Emmanuelle Moureaux invokes a colourful forest of the decade yet to come.


Maarten Baas plays Hide & Seek with the art and design world

GRONINGEN – At the Groninger Museum, the first major exhibition by categorically evasive Dutch designer Maarten Baas reveals the mystery behind the man – without solving it.

Wadden Sea Centre by Dorte Mandrup Arkitektur. Photos Adam Mørk

Dorte Mandrup Arkitektur’s low-lying extension emerges from the Danish mudflats

RIBE – The recently refurbished Wadden Sea Centre on the western coast of Denmark has opened an extra wing to create approximately 1000-sqm of additional exhibition space.

Experimentarium by CEBRA. Photos Adam Mørk

CEBRA’s lavish copper staircase is a beacon for sparking curiosity

HELLERUP – An intervention of Experimentarium in Denmark has doubled the size of the science museum, changing the design from an introverted building to an engaging attraction.