Archive for the ‘museum & gallery’ category

Military Museum by Studio Libeskind, Dresden – Germany

November 23rd, 2017

The new extension shines a new light on violence whilst taking an anthropological approach, considering the human causes and effects. Protruding out from the main body of the building, the 200-ton extension holds a 99ft viewing platform that offers views across the historic city.

Museum Macan, Jakarta – Indonesia

November 20th, 2017

The newly opened Museum Macan is Indonesia’s first museum dedicated to modern and contemporary art. The venue is founded by Haryanto Adikoesoemo, an Indonesian business mogul and philanthropist with a penchant for modern art.

Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum by Jean Nouvel, Abu Dhabi – UAE

November 8th, 2017

Louvre Abu Dhabi is the first ever outpost abroad of the renowned Louvre Museum in Paris, and not surprisingly, it oozes a similar grandeur and prestige. Mind you, the French museum has agreed to loan its name to the Emirati venue for 30 years, in addition to providing temporary exhibitions for 15 years, and artworks for ten years.

Science Museum by Coffey Architects, London – UK

November 6th, 2017

Science Museum by Coffey Architects, London – UK

Transmission-Field Tandem by CHU-studio, Beijing – China

October 21st, 2017

This project, the Museum Of International Brewmasters Art, locates in the center of Beijing, a ruin of classical Russian structural industrial building.

Thailand Creative + Design Center by Department of Architecture, Bangkok – Thailand

September 16th, 2017



The new homebase of Thailand Creative + Design Center has been divided into six functional zones, each with a different focus and related facilities in support of the thriving local creative industry. also to be found across the premises are co-working spaces, an exhibition gallery offering a rotating program of events, a fully equipped auditorium seating up to 150 people, and a creative business center for business consulting, exchanging ideas and making new connections, in order to expand one’s business.

Etihad Museum, Dubai – U.A.E.

September 15th, 2017

Umaya used B Light’s know-how for the outdoor lighting of this majestic project. The aim of the project is to make the Museum’s stunning architecture stand out and to emphasize the uniqueness of its structure.

Ace & Tate by OS & OOS, Eindhoven – Netherlands

August 9th, 2017


OS & OOS dismissed bland carpets and tiles reminiscent of medical examination rooms in favour of raw concrete in line with Eindhoven’s historical architecture style.

Seeds of Time exhibition in the Himalayas Art Museum by Collective Studio, Shanghai – China

August 3rd, 2017

Curated by Dr Yongwoo Lee and Hans Ulrich Obrist, the Shanghai Project Chapter 2: Seeds of Time exhibition in the Himalayas Art Museum brought together artists and researchers with the aim of proposing new strategies for alternative approaches and solutions to issues of social and environmental sustainability.

Shenzhen Mind the Sea Sales Gallery by BLVD, Shenzhen – China

July 3rd, 2017

The architectural design concept is extended to the interior design, which is inspired by the visual shock brought by the in-and-out relation of architectural volumes and the artful rotation of bricks.

Gallery AaMo by WALTZ., Tokyo – Japan

June 20th, 2017

Gallery AaMo by WALTZ., Tokyo – Japan

DongZhuang-Building Museum of Western Regions by Xinjiang Wind, Tuoli Township – China

June 19th, 2017

The principles and methods of traditional technologies for cavity walls, ramming earth, sun-dried mud bricks and laying stones are adopted to construct a simple, reliable and durable building. The texture of materials is highlighted on the building’s surface to obtain a “natural” completeness of a non-specific space.

Zinc Mine Museum by Peter Zumthor in Aldo Amoretti’s photos, Sauda – Norway

June 6th, 2017

Timber supports elevate the cafe and exhibition above the rocky landscape, while the service building hangs from the side of a stone wall. The timber framework extends up the black outer walls to raise a mono-pitched corrugated zinc roof above each of the blocks.

V&A Museum shop by Friend and Company, London – UK

May 23rd, 2017

It forms one of the main routes into the exhibition spaces, so had to also accommodate people passing through. It was this that led Friend to design the shop as a pair of pavilions – creating “a concept of lanes and street facades”.

T.LOFT Experience Museum by CM design, ShenZhen – China

May 3rd, 2017

This project is located in east side of Fuxiang street which is the important commercial street in Futian village, large number of people from “Huan Qing Cultural Square” are gathering to accelerate the development and upgrade of existing commercial street shop.

Latvians in World War I exhibiton by H2E, Riga – Latvia

April 1st, 2017

We took the emotions, the stories of the historians, the real historical evidences of the war and interpreted them into a spatially emotional 5 dimensional experience.

Museum and cultural centre by Wutopia Lab, Shanghai – China

March 30th, 2017

The perforated plates of white aluminium cladding the circular building, which the architects folded like the pleats of a fan, are intended to block views from the tranquil garden to the interior. “We use perforated aluminium plates folded in a fan-style to create a veil on the facade,”

Hongkun Art Auditorium by Chris Precht, Bejing – China

March 9th, 2017

Penda was asked by Residential and Cultural Developer Hongkun to design a meeting space that hosts lectures, readings, small exhibitions and an area for trading artworks. Within this cultural district, there was a desire to connect the public to artists as well to create a direct link to art itself. Visitors enter the Art Space through a monolithic facade that connects its appearance to the neighbouring Museum.

Mercedes-Benz Museum by UNStudio, Stuttgart – Germany

February 28th, 2017

Inside, walking down the ramps of the Museum, surrounded by cars of different ages and types, the visitor is reminded of driving down the highway.

“Hello, Robot” exhibition at the Vitra Design Museum

February 23rd, 2017

The Hello, Robot exhibition – the first at the German design museum to focus on robotics – explores the relationship between humans and the intelligent machines that increasingly feature in our lives. Its 200-plus exhibits include Star Wars’ R2D2, an automatic manifesto generator, a smart sofa and a robot-made pavilion.