Articles tagged Museum

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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
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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 …

Billboard: German Design Council
Billboard: German Design Council
Tirpitz Blavand Bunker Museum by BIG. Photo Rasmus Hjortshoj / Rasmus Bendix
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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.

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Billboard: German Design Council
Billboard: German Design Council
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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.

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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
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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
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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.