Photo: Dorchester County Tourism
The museum is conceived as a series of abstracted forms made up of two main structures, one admin...read more
Rendering courtesy of LOHA
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.
Gold Award: The Smithsonian Institution’s newest museum is a story of historical and construction...read more
Courtesy of LEGO.
744 LEGO bricks are used to recreate the famous Wright design, including the 1992 addition.
Image courtesy of Metropolis Books.
The installation will showcase 200 years worth of unrealized Big Apple projects via original draw...read more
Photo courtesy of Amaze Design.
Amaze Design designed the 10,000-sf space.
Image courtesy of the Obama Foundation
The design comprises three buildings set in the public space of Jackson Park on Chicago’s South S...read more
Rendering courtesy of Kengo Kuma and Associates
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
Owners would like to get more value from their exterior spaces. One architecture firm details how...read more
The new Whitney Museum of American Art. Photo: Shinya Suzuki, flickr Creative Commons
Many contemporary museum designs are beginning to utilize the exterior wall space to display art...read more
Rendering courtesy of Ennead Architects
Housed within the 400,000-sf building will be the world’s largest planetarium theater.
Photo Credit: Benh Lieu Song, Wikimedia Commons
The award recognizes an architectural design that has stood the test of time for 25 years.
The building is an important landmark for the nation, and is built on the last available spot on...read more
Courtesy of LMN Architects
LMN Architects is the architect and interior designer for the Bebb and Gould-designed museum....
Rendering courtesy of Moreau Kusunoki Architectes / Guggenheim Helsinki.
The museum’s fate will be decided with a final vote on a new proposal.
Rendering courtesy of SmithGroupJJR
The museum will be two blocks from the National Mall and three blocks from the Capitol.
The museum opened in 2015 in Rio de Janeiro’s Porto Maravilha
Courtesy of Phelps Construction Group
The museum will look to complement the Statue of Liberty without drawing attention away from it...
A 1920s-era rail passenger car—a reminder of Jim Crow segregation laws—at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, which will open September 24 on the National Mall. The team of Freelon Adjaye Bond/SmithGroupJJR, Gustafson Guthrie Nichol, and Ralph Applebaum Associates performed the design. Clark Group, Smoot Construction, and HJ Russell and Co. served as CM. Courtesy Freelon Adjaye Bond/SmithGroupJJR.
Preserving history is still their core function, but museums are using fresh approaches to engage...read more
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The museum includes models from Japanese architects including Shingeru Ban, Kengo Kuma, and Riken...read more
Rendering courtesy of Moreau Kusunoki Architects via Gugenheimhelsinki.org
Construction of the museum relied heavily on state funding, which has officially been denied....
The International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. Rendering courtesy SPY. Click here to enlarge.
The building will have a glass veil that surrounds an enclosed black box, a setup that the museum...read more
AltaSea's Engagement Center. All renderings courtesy Gensler. Click here to enlarge.
New and renovated facilities will help researchers, educators, and visitors better understand the...read more
Rendering Courtesy of Axion Visual and Napur Architect
The Museum of Ethnography’s new home will be part of a large museum complex in Budapest’s City Pa...
Photo: Henrik Kam, courtesy SFMOMA. Click here to enlarge.
The museum will have three times as much gallery space as before, along with a new theater, atriu...read more
Rendering: Hayes Davidson. Click here to enlarge.
The museum consists of four geometric volumes separated by somber and uplifting divisions.
Rendering courtesy EHDD/Aquarium of the Pacific. Click here to enlarge.
Designed by EHDD, the 18,000-sf, whale-shaped Pacific Visions will have gathering spots, gallerie...read more
View of the family gallery planned for the Norton Museum of Art. Renderings courtesy Foster + Partners
The Florida museum is adding gallery space, an auditorium, great hall, and a 20,000-sf garden....
One of VOA Associates' strengths is the cultural and entertainment sector, and its recent work includes the renovation and expansion of the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Daytona, Fla., pictured above. Merging its operations with Stantec brings together companies with “a commitment to design,” says VOA's Chairman Mike Toolis. Image: VOA Associates
This deal reflects an industry where consolidation is a strategic necessity for more firms.
The BAMPFA, with the Art Deco building on the left and new stainless steel addition on the right. Photo: Iwan Baan (all images courtesy DS+R).
The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, which opened in late January, contains a theate...read more