For evaluating window wall, curtain wall and storefront systems.
Adjaye Associates' Ruby City is scheduled to open in 2018. Renderings courtesy Linda Pace Foundation
San Antonio's Ruby City will hold 800 works of art in 10,000 sf of exhibition space.
Critics have likened the building design to "Star Wars" character Jabba the Hutt. Renderings courtesy MAD
New renderings of the proposed Lucas Museum show a scaled-down building on more green space.
The Broad's lobby, with interior veil and entrance into the vault. Images courtesy Diller Scofidio + Renfro and The Broad
LA's newest art museum combines gallery space and collection storage based around two design conc...read more
Young & Ayata's Bauhaus Museum Dessau design. Rendering courtesy Young & Ayata, via Dezeen
The German museum chose one sleek, no-nonsense concept and one colorful, complex entry.
Barack and Michelle Obama look at Chicago's skyline. Photo: Pete Souza/Wikimedia Commons
Both national and foreign firms will compete for chance to design the Chicago-based Presidential...read more
Renderings courtesy Reza Kabul Architects
The 1996 Iconic Tower will be a tribute to the country’s cricket team, which won the World Cup in...read more
Photo: Cjp24 via Wikimedia Commons
Despite the adverse weather conditions that curtailed design and construction activity in the fir...read more
Photo: Unveiling of the new Messner Mountain Museum Corones. All photos courtesy Messner Mountain Museum
The museum, dedicated to legendary mountaineer Reinhold Messner, is embedded within Mount Kronpla...read more
Rendering courtesy Adjaye Associates
In designing the five-story, 71,000-sf building, Adjaye took cues from the brownstones, churches,...read more
The building will provide 25,000 sf of exhibition space, as well as spaces for film screenings and public access to BAM/PFA collections. Renderings courtesy Diller Scofidio + Renfro
The building, located directly across from the UC Berkeley campus, integrates the existing 48,000...read more
“The waterfront, park, and nearby urban area all have a dialogue with the loose cluster of pavilions, with people and activities flowing between them,” said jury chair Mark Wigley in a statement. Renderings courtesy Moreau Kusunoki Architectes
The firm’s design concept makes use of the museum’s site, turning it into a bustling, well-connec...read more
The design by Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos, made out of a "collection of nine volumes." Rendering courtesy Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos
Overlooking the Pearl River in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, the cluster of museums wil...read more
The new gallery will repurpose a soon-to-be-vacant flour mill on a peninsula jutting into the Arabian Sea. Photo courtesy Malcolm Reading Consultants
The new gallery will repurpose a soon-to-be-vacant flour mill.
The Sydney Modern Project will add new and expanded spaces for art, live performance, and film, along with spaces to study and participate in cultural programs. Renderings courtesy SANAA
The museum's developers hope the new gallery will enrich Sydney’s eastern cultural precinct.
The museum will frame a new downtown public plaza in Colorado Springs, Colo. Renderings courtesy Diller Scofidio + Renfro
According to the firm’s founding partner, Elizabeth Diller, the design was inspired by the moveme...read more
The team behind this design, which is still hidden from the public, says, "The museum skyline is composed by independent volumes, highlighted by a landmark tower. These fragmented art exhibition spaces allow strong integration with outdoor display and events, while the lighthouse offers a new perspective over the city." Renderings courtesy Guggeinheim Helsinki
A custom-developed App engages an international public in the selection process.
The pentagonal concrete-and-glass structure wil be 128 feet high. Renderings courtesy Safdie Architects
The new museum near Charleston, S.C., w...read more
The building's shell shaped has earned it the nickname "Green Spiral" by the Chinese. All photos ©Steinkamp Photography, courtesy Perkins+Will
The newly opened Shanghai Natural History Museum, designed by Perkins+Will’s Global Design Direct...read more
In Snøhetta's design, a sloping roof doubles as a grand terrace, which Dezeen likens to the firm's Oslo Opera House design. Renderings courtesy Snøhetta and SANAA
The two firms submitted designs for the New National Gallery and Ludwig Museum, one of five plann...read more
With sections of the glass curtain wall also functioning as an elevator enclosure, it had to meet the fire resistive wall criteria ASTM E-119 for 2 hours.
The curtain wall used for the Shigeru Ban-designed museum provides maximum daylight while protect...read more
In each protrusion on the jagged roof is a skylight, bringing in plenty of natural light into the space within. Renderings courtesy Henning Larsen Architects
The new extension will complement Österund’s wooded surroundings
The National September 11 Memorial Museum incorporates evocative artifacts of the destroyed Twin Towers, including the "Last Column" (pictured). It was honored with a Gold Award in BD+C's 2015 Building Team Awards. Photo: Jin Lee / courtesy 9/11 Memorial Museum
From Lean construction to tri-party IPD to advanced BIM/VDC coordination, these 14 Building Teams...read more
The National September 11 Memorial Museum incorporates evocative artifacts of the destroyed Twin Towers, including the skyscapers’ slurry wall and the “Last Column.” Photos: James Ewing Photography / courtesy Davis Brody Bond
The Building Team for this highly visible project had much more than design, engineering, and con...read more
Millennium Partners said it will break ground on the Mexican Museum this summer. Renderings courtesy Handel Architects
Millennium Partners said it will break ground on the 53-story residential and museum tower while...read more
Reflecting pools will be strewn throughout the building. Renderings courtesy Ennead Architects
The ancient Chinese civilization left some of the earliest records of humans studying the stars a...read more
The museum's exterior will be decorated with verses of the Sheikh's poetry, according to the Wall Street Journal.
The Sheikh of Dubai hopes the $136 million museum will serve as an incubator for ideas and real d...read more
Antinori Winter by Archea Associati in San Casciano Val di Pesa, Florence, Italy. Photo by Pietro Savorelli
Bjarke Ingels' Danish Maritime Museum and the Ravensburg Art Museum by Lederer Ragnarsdóttir Oei...read more
The building’s façade will face toward Badouzi harbor. Renderings courtesy Foster + Partners
The museum will be home to an aquarium, exhibition space, and waterfront views.
The latticed dome is supported by the sculptural, rectangular interiors. Renderings courtesy Jean Nouvel Architects
After many delays since construction started in 2009, the Jean Nouvel-designed Louvre Abu Dhabi i...read more
Photo credit: Mikkel Frost
Copenhagen, Berlin, and Rotterdam are the cities where most of the shortlisted works have been bu...read more