Articles tagged Museum

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Brooks + Scarpa carved a canyon under a museum building in Utah

Cedar City, United States – The Southerner Utah Museum of Art designed by Brooks + Scarpa in Cedar City, Utah, is a great example of sustainability and preservation.

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Out Now: Frame 129 - Why consumer brands are playing host

The July/August issue of Frame delves into the effectiveness of hospitality as a branding tool for lifestyle and fashion brands.

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What can museums learn from this sun-powered building by Calatrava?

Rio de Janeiro – The scientific Museu do Amanhã, also known as Museum of Tomorrow, designed by Calatrava in Rio is a great example of sustainability for big institutions.

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What did it take to build Africa's first museum of contemporary art?

Cape Town – While transforming 42 concrete silos into Africa’s first museum of contemporary art, Heatherwick Studio added convex glazing to the original structure. 

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With MO Museum, Studio Libeskind gives setting to Lithuania’s cultural story

Vilnius – The private institution reflects the past, present and future of the nation’s artists, inviting locals and tourists to understand Lithuanian heritage even better. 

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What design needs, says a museum director, is more of this sassy Italian term

Paris – For Olivier Gabet, the director of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, there's something timely about Tutto Ponti, the institution’s current exhibition.

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The visitor souvenir at Amsterdam's new Fashion for Good museum? An action plan

Amsterdam – Local Projects’ Jake Barton explains how the institution’s interactive experience can help promote behavioural change in consumers.

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With Amos Rex, Helsinki goes underground to rise as a cultural destination

Helsinki – The director of Amos Rex, Kai Kartio, explains how Finland’s newest museum fills a previously-vacant gap in Helsinki’s artistic scene.

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Fiandre hits the floor for Alfa Romeo

Arese, Italy – Fiandre and Camerana&Partners join forces in the pursuit of longevity in a historical restoration project for the Alfa Romeo Museum

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Innocad dissolves the typical museum formula

Graz, Austria – Innocad has taken up the challenge of dissolving the typical museum formula for the History Museum in the former Herberstein Palace.

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Modern space, museum content

Leeuwarden, Netherlands – In the Princessehof National Museum of Ceramics shop-café, i29 merges unexpectedly contemporary design with the museum’s contents.

 

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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.