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The Palestinian Museum in Birzeit, Palestine by heneghan peng architects

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Article source: heneghan peng architects 

The mission of the Palestinian Museum is to be the leading, most credible and robust platform for shaping and communicating knowledge about Palestinian history, society and culture.

To deliver on this mission, the client’s intention has been to develop a Palestinian Museum hub located 25km north of Jerusalem (West Bank), and in two phases of building construction.

Image Courtesy © Iwan Baan

  • Architects: heneghan peng architects
  • Project: The Palestinian Museum
  • Location: Birzeit, West Bank, Palestine
  • Photography: Iwan Baan, Richard Davies
  • Client:Welfare Association/ Taawon
  • Design Team: Concept/ Scheme Design
  • Landscape Architect: Lara Zureikat
  • Civil/ Structural/ Building Services/ Fire: ARUP (London)

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Writing-scape – Museum of World Writing in Incheon, South Korea by TheeAe Architecture and Interior Ltd.

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Article source: TheeAe Architecture and Interior Ltd. 

“Writing is a medium of human communication that represents language and emotion with signs and symbols. In most languages, writing is a complement to speech or spoken language. Writing is not a language, but a tool developed by human society.” It is a great task to trace back cultural heritages through studying and developing forms and styles from various ethnic backgrounds of each different writings and writing systems. In this sense and immediate understanding on the matter, we are overwhelmed by the fact the expression on the museum of world writing can be too vast and tremendous. Hence, creating the architectural form for the Museum of World Writing will be very much rewarding historical event, if we, as architects, can express into a form of conglomeration that brings the sense and beauty of the world writings.

Image Courtesy © TheeAe Architecture and Interior Ltd.

  • Architects: TheeAe Architecture and Interior Ltd.
  • Project: Writing-scape – Museum of World Writing
  • Location: Incheon, South Korea
  • Site Area: 19,400sm
  • Building Area: 4,500sm
  • Gross Floor Area: 15,300sm
  • Floors: B1, L1, L2 & L3
  • Build-to Land Ratio: 26%  (Req. – Max.  30%)
  • Floor Area ratio: 78%  (Req. – Max. 150%)
  • Height: 20m (B1, L1, L2 & L3)

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Sanbaopeng Art Museum in Jingdezhen Shi, China by DL Atelier

Sunday, November 19th, 2017

Article source: v2com

Sanbao Art Museum is located in Sanbao village, a scenic place not far from the Central City of Jingdezhen, the porcelain capital of China. In the past decade, porcelain artists were attracted here to build their own studios. Thus a nascent, dynamic, porcelain-centric hub is thriving and magnetizing even more talents to migrate here what comes along is their great passions and dreams in inheriting the tradition of porcelain art. Most of the industries here are porcelain related, causing a highly competitive environment where it will take great ingenuity and endless efforts to be the best.

Exhibition and meditation, Image Courtesy © Haiting Sun

  • Architects: DL Atelier
  • Project: Sanbaopeng Art Museum
  • Location: Jingdezhen Shi, China
  • Photography: Haiting Sun
  • Client: Sanbaopeng, China
  • Time: 2015–2017

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National Museum of World Writing in Songdo International Business District, South Korea by Horizon Design Studio Pvt Ltd

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Article source: Horizon Design Studio Pvt Ltd

The proposed Museum of World Writing is located at Central park of Songdo International Business District known as ‘ubiquitous city’. Since this city of 1500 acres is build from the scratch on reclaimed land from Sea, the proposed form respect and consider this aspect as well as the actual site within which the building will sit.
The site is of odd geometry where essentially three geometrical shapes fuse together to form a shape with eight edges.

Image Courtesy © Horizon Design Studio Pvt Ltd

  • Architects: Horizon Design Studio Pvt Ltd
  • Project: National Museum of World Writing
  • Location: Songdo International Business District, South Korea
  • Project Architect: Sunil Yadav – ARB (UK) – Msc Advanced Architecture, Bsc (Hons) Architecture, (Main Designer) PG Dip International Planning & Sustainable Development
  • Design Team Manager: Anil Yadav – COA (INDIA) – B.Arch
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Asturias Fine Arts Museum in Spain by FRANCISCO MANGADO

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Article source: FRANCISCO MANGADO

The new extension of the Fine Arts Museum of Asturias is integrated into an urban complex which through successive expansions has made room for one of Spain’s finest art collections. After the enlargement, this urban complex will take up much of its block in the historical center of Oviedo, close to the cathedral and surrounded by streets with high value in the memory of natives of the city as well as visitors, and bordering also with the city’s most representative square.

Image Courtesy © Pedro Pegenaute

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Bombas Gens: Art, Scientific Research and Social Project in Valencia, Spain by Ramón Esteve

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Article source: Ramón Esteve

Bombas Gens is an old industrial building with an unquestionable social-historical value and one of the rare remaining examples of the industrial architecture of the thirties. Its Art Deco façades and architecture make it a special, unique location for some new uses according to today needs.

Image Courtesy © Alfonso Calza

  • Architects: Ramón Esteve
  • Project: Bombas Gens: Art, Scientific Research and Social Project
  • Location: Valencia, Spain
  • Photography: Alfonso Calza
  • Museum Project Architect: Annabelle Selldorf
  • Restoration: Architect Eduardo de Miguel
  • Technical Architect: Rafael Ferriols
  • Project Team: Víctor Ruiz, Javier Estevan, María Luna, Francisco Palomo

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Canon of Dutch History in Arnhem, The Netherlands by KOSSMANN.DEJONG

Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

Article source: KOSSMANN.DEJONG

Kossmann.dejong designs the new Canon of Dutch History exhibition in the Holland Open Air Museum, Arnhem

The Canon of Dutch History, the list of 50 topics that summarises Dutch history, comes to life as a new permanent exhibition in the Holland Open Air Museum in Arnhem. Housed in the refurbished entrance pavilion designed by Mecanoo, Kossmann.dejong’s design is imagined as a multimedia film set. The theatrical combination of physical, interactive and audio-visual media with unique collection presentations results in an engaging and fascinating visual narrative. The carefully reconstructed spatial collage of historic icons is interwoven with stories from everyday people, giving visitors an in-depth experience of the past from today’s perspective.

Image Courtesy © Kossmann.dejong

  • Architects: KOSSMANN.DEJONG ( Mecanoo )
  • Project: Canon of Dutch History
  • Location: Arnhem, the Netherlands 
  • Client: Holland Open Air Museum
  • General concept and content: XPEX
  • Project management: Joep Schellekens
  • Concept/design AV: Redrum
  • Concept/ design interactives: IJsfontein

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World Language Museum in Songdo, South Korea by Tiago do Vale Architects

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Article source: Tiago do Vale Architects 

This proposal is about a serene dialogue between opposites: tradition and contemporaneity, construction and nature, unity and fragmentation, presence and absence, skyscrapers and park.

Songdo’s Central Park is a vast green area surrounded with high quality architectural landmarks, such as the TriBowl Cultural Center opposite to the site, and contrasts with an impressive background of high-rise buildings.

Image Courtesy © Tiago do Vale Architects

  • Architects: Tiago do Vale Architects
  • Project: World Language Museum
  • Location: Songdo, South Korea
  • Architecture Team: Tiago do Vale, Maria João Araújo, Adele Pinna, Camille Martin, Thuy Thu Nguyen, Laetitia Alves, Margarida Moura 
  • Construction Area: 168 780 ft2 (15 680 m2)
  • Project Year: 2017

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National Museum Of Marine Science And Technology in Keelung, Taiwan by Foster + Partners

Monday, September 4th, 2017

Article source: Foster + Partners 

The National Museum of Marine Science and Technology (NMMST), located in the northern Taiwanese city of Keelung, is a key part of the regional vision for a marine educational and recreational park. Combining innovative aquarium design that provides an immersive experience for the audience with an unmatched location alongside the harbour, the project aims to create an exciting new destination for both tourists and the local community.

Image Courtesy © Foster + Partners

  • Architects: Foster + Partners
  • Project: National Museum Of Marine Science And Technology
  • Location: Keelung, Taiwan

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Skissernas Museum in Lund, Sweden by ELDING OSCARSON

Friday, September 1st, 2017

Article source: ELDING OSCARSON 

Since Art Historian Ragnar Josephson started to gather an archive documenting the artistic process, about 80 years ago, Skissernas Musuem, Museum of Artistic Process and Public Art, has gradually grown to a large cluster of buildings that, apart from housing the world’s largest collection of sketches, is an important carrier of the identity of the Museum. This is the first extension in the museum’s history that solely addresses its interface, with foyer, restaurant, shop and a multi-purpose hall.

Image Courtesy © Åke E:son Lindman

  • Architects: ELDING OSCARSON (Elding Oscarson, team: Jonas Elding (Partner in Charge), Johan Oscarson (Partner in Charge), Tristan Zelic (Project Architect), Matthias Salaets, Paolo Migliori, Yuko Maki, Gustaf Karlsson, Lovisa Lindström, Mattias Wingård, Jérome Malpel, Jennifer Heinfeld)
  • Project: Skissernas Museum
  • Location: Finngatan 2, Lund , Sweden
  • Photography: Åke E:son Lindman
  • Client: Statens Fastighetsverk
  • Structural Engineer: Tyrens
  • Mechanical Engineer: Hagö Konsult
  • Electrical Engineer: Ramböll

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