Architects Kazuyo Sejima and Rue Nishizawa describe their design as “an extension of the park." Renderings courtesy SANAA
After months of deliberation, the Japanese firm ultimately won the tie with Snøhetta.
The Modern Art Center in Vilnius, Lithuania, has a white concrete exterior that references the local materials of the city. Renderings courtesy Studio Libeskind
Located in the national capital of Vilnius, the Modern Art Center will be home to 4,000 works of...read more
Inside the Collectiegebouw, visitors will be able to witness the backstage activity that happens at museums: restoration, transport, and storage of art. Renderings courtesy of MVRDV
Called the Collectiegebouw (Dutch for "collection building"), the building will make public the c...read more
The David and Fela Shapell Family Collections and Conservation Center will open in early 2017. Rendering courtesy SmithGroupJJR
Designed by SmithGroupJJR, the David and Fela Shapell Family Collections and Conservation Center...read more
Renderings courtesy American Museum of Natural History
The Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation will hold areas where visitors c...read more
The museum's site is not far from Soldier Field, home of the Chicago Bears. There was a dispute over the stadium's parking space, which has now been settled. Renderings courtesy of Lucas Museum of Narrative Art
The project will go ahead with its revised, smaller-scale design.
The Metro Manila region of the Phillippines isn't known for green public spaces. Fast Company says the new museum will add “a lush new oasis into a dense [urban] environment.” Renderings courtesy Kengo Kuma
The Museum of Indigenous Knowledge in Manila, will house over 4,000 years of history.
The Bachman Wilson House. All photos: Nancy Nolan Photography (Courtesy Crystal Bridges Museum).
Crystal Bridges Museum reconstructed the 61-year-old Usonian house and will open it to the public...read more
The gallery will house artwork for the V-A-C Foundation, an organization for the preservation of Russian art. Renderings courtesy Renzo Piano (via Dezeen)
The idea is to take the GES2 power station, which was built between 1904 and 1907, and turn it in...read more
The Margaret M. Walter Wing will have more than 21,000 sf of gallery space. Photos: Brad Feinknopf/Courtesy Columbus Museum of Art
Created by the DesignGroup, the Margaret M. Walter Wing is part of a $36.7 million renovation pro...read more
The buildings will sit next to each other, connected with landscaping that will bring in over 100 new trees. Renderings by Encore courtesy Thomas Phifer and Partners
Emphasizing the building’s role in the public sphere, the museum will be accessible from all side...
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