Museums

Image: Ute Zscharnt for David Chipperfield Architects

July 22, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

David Chipperfield Architects designed the building.

All renderings courtesy COBE

July 10, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

COBE designed the building.

Courtesy OMA

June 28, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building is being designed by Office for Metropolitan Architecture/Shohei Shigematsu in colla...

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Exterior of planned Visitor and Education Center

All Images courtesy John Ronan Architects

June 18, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Architect John Ronan will design the building.

The 26,000-sf Statue of Liberty Museum replaces a much smaller facility that could only accommodate about one-fifth of the island's daily visitors. Image: David Sundberg/Esto

May 15, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This LEED-Gold building features three exhibit spaces that give visitors more access to and engag...

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Renderings courtesy Lincoln Park Zoo

May 10, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Construction will begin in fall 2019.

Robot Science Museum under construction by robots in Seoul

Rendering: Ediz Akyalçın

February 27, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Robots will be in charge of jobs such as molding, welding, and polishing metal plates for the mus...

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Aerial view of the Museum of Qatar

Courtesy Jean Nouvel

February 22, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Jean Nouvel designed the museum.

Mullin Automotive Park rendering
January 16, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Foster + Partners is designing the facility.

Amos Rex at night

© Mika Huisman.

September 10, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

JKMM designed the space.

The Chicago Gallery at the CAC

Courtesy CAF

June 14, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Center is located at 111 E. Wacker Drive.

View of the outdoor grand stair joining the museum to Argyros Plaza

Courtesy Morphosis Architects

June 01, 2018 | David Malone, ASsociate Editor

Morphosis designed the building.

May 24, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), embassy design... read more
The Canopy of Peace with American flag colors projected on it

Courtesy of The National WWII Museum

April 02, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The piece will tie together the six-acre campus.

The new museum plaza

Rendering courtesy Cooper Robertson.

February 26, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The goal of the project is to create closer and more robust connections between the Gateway Arch...

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The path along the top of the Suzhou Science & Technology Museum

Rendering courtesy of Perkins+Will

January 11, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 600,000-sf museum will be about 62 miles northwest of Shanghai.

The Coos History Museum and Maritime Collection

Photo courtesy of Signal Architecture & Research

December 12, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The barnlike structure comprises 15,000 sf of space.

A red room in the LEGO House with a LEGO waterfall

A red room in the LEGO House with a LEGO waterfall. Photo: Iwan Baan

October 03, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 12,000-sm building is part of Billund, Denmark’s goal to become the ‘Capital for Children.’...

The escalator for the Line 7 Metro entrance

Rendering courtesy of GreenbergFarrow

September 28, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

GreenbergFarrow beat out five other design firms for the opportunity to design the museum.

Looking downstairs in Stanford's Hall of Champions facility

Photo courtesy of Advent

September 15, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Home of Champions uses interactive displays to showcase Stanford’s 126-year history of studen...

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A rendering of the Chicago Architecture Center

Rendering courtesy CAF

September 08, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill-designed space will open in summer 2018.

The entry to the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

Photo: Dorchester County Tourism

August 15, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The museum is conceived as a series of abstracted forms made up of two main structures, one admin...

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Rendering courtesy of LOHA

July 05, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The redesign of the 28,000-sf building is prioritizing flexibility, openness, and connectivity....

Its striking cast-aluminum, 3,600-panel façade provides transparency into the museum’s above- ground interior space. Courtesy Brad Feinknopf.

June 07, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Gold Award: The Smithsonian Institution’s newest museum is a story of historical and construction...

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Courtesy of LEGO.

June 07, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

744 LEGO bricks are used to recreate the famous Wright design, including the 1992 addition.

Image courtesy of Metropolis Books.

May 23, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The installation will showcase 200 years worth of unrealized Big Apple projects via original draw...

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Photo courtesy of Amaze Design.

May 18, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Amaze Design designed the 10,000-sf space.

Image courtesy of the Obama Foundation

May 04, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The design comprises three buildings set in the public space of Jackson Park on Chicago’s South S...

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Rendering courtesy of Kengo Kuma and Associates

April 21, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The wooden façade is a link to the history of the area as a wood market.

The outdoor space of the new Whitney Museum of American Art in New York has been wired to accommodate A/V presentations and other kinds of theatrical performances. Image: Matthew Carasella

April 14, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Owners would like to get more value from their exterior spaces. One architecture firm details how...

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