Archive for the ‘Museum’ Category
Friday, October 21st, 2016
Article source: Alvaro Siza Vieira
The Nadir Afonso Foundation, built in the city of Chaves, in a terrain located on the right bank of the Tâmega river, had its detailed planning elaborated within the ambit of the Polis programme.
Image Courtesy © Joao Morgado
- Architects: Alvaro Siza Vieira
- Project: Nadir Afonso Art Museum
- Location: Chaves, Portugal
- Photography: Joao Morgado
- Coordinator Architect (Construction): Álvaro Fonseca
- Coordinator Architect (Executive Project): Paulo Teodósio
- Collaborator (Executive Project): Lola Bataller Alberola
- Licensing Project: José Carlos Oliveira
- Coordinator Architects (Preliminary Study): Avelino Silva, Tatiana Berger
- Collaborators (Preliminary Study): Álvaro Fonseca, Marco Rampulla, Kenji Araya, Rita Amaral
- Structures: GOP, Lda – Eng.º Jorge Nunes da Silva, Eng. Filipa Abreu
- Electricity and Safety Project: GOP, Lda – Eng.º Alexandre Martins (GPIC, Lda)
Thursday, October 20th, 2016
Article source: Rafi Segal A+U Landscape Architect: Susannah Drake (Dlandstudio)
Competition entry for Berlin’s Museum of 20th Century Art to be located in the Kulturforum district. The project proposes a series of pavilions, public spaces and gardens connected and unified by a greenhouse structure. Serving both a symbolic and functional purpose, our project conceives this public building as a space that one could see through and into, creating a new kind of public space where 20th Century Art’s fascination with the abstract is met with the elements of nature and the figures of the city.
Image Courtesy © Rafi Segal A+U Landscape Architect: Susannah Drake (Dlandstudio)
- Architects: Rafi Segal A+U Landscape Architect: Susannah Drake (Dlandstudio)
- Project: 20TH CENTURY ART MUSEUM
- Location: Kulturforum district, Berlin, Germany
- Team: Benjamin Albrecht, Nick Jabs, Claudia Salvarani, Halina Steiner, Parker Sutton.
- Rendering: Javier Galindo
- Collage Drawing: Benjamin Albrecht
- Model Fabrication: Stratasys (Special thanks to Gal Ramot, Anthony Francis, Tom Bonia)
Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
Article source: Kvet Architect
The idea for the museum was first mooted in 2002 by the Institute of Archeology of the CAS, Brno, which is now also an expert partner and sponsor of the project. The project was prepared by the Regional Museum in Mikulov in cooperation with the Radko Květ architectural studio. Construction was then carried out jointly by OHL ŽS, a.s. and SKRstav, s.r.o. Pixl-e was the contractor for the exhibition, while the furniture and audiovisual technology were supplied by A.M.O.S. Design, s.r.o. and Lotech, s.r.o, respectively.
Image Courtesy © Gabriel Dvořák
- Architects: Kvet Architect (Radko Květ, Pavel Pijáček)
- Project: Archeopark Pavlov
- Location: Archeopark Pavlov 23. dubna 264 691 29 Pavlov, Moravia, Czech Republic
- Photography: Gabriel Dvořák
- Cooperation: Barbora Fišerová, Jiří Zrzavý, Lukáš Gergela, Verena Dickmann, Jiří Markevič, Klára Michálková, Radek Sládeček, Lucie Surá, Richard Mátl, Renata Košťálová
Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
Article source: COOP HIMMELB(L)AU
The Museum of Contemporary Art & Planning Exhibition (MOCAPE) is part of the master plan for the Futian Cultural District, the new urban center of Shenzhen. The project combines two independent yet structurally unified institutions: The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) and the Planning Exhibition (PE) as a cultural meeting point and a venue for architectural exhibitions. The lobby, multifunctional exhibition halls, auditorium, conference rooms and service areas will be used jointly.
Image Courtesy © Szeto Wing
- Architects: COOP HIMMELB(L)AU
- Project: Museum of Contemporary Art & Planning Exhibition
- Location: Shenzhen, China
- Photography: Szeto Wing
- Client: Shenzhen Municipal Culture Bureau, Shenzhen, China and Shenzhen Municipal Planning Bureau, Shenzhen, China
- Design Principal: Wolf D. Prix
- Project Partner: Markus Prossnigg
- Design Architects: Quirin Krumbholz, Jörg Hugo, Mona Bayr
- Project Architects: Angus Schoenberger, Veronika Janovska, Tyler Bornstein
- Project Coordination: Xinyu Wan
- Project Team: Jessie Castro, Jessie Chen, Jasmin Dieterle, Luis Ferreira, Peter Grell, Paul Hoszowsky, Dimitar Ivanov, Ivana Jug, Zhu Yuang Kang, Alexander Karaivanov, Nam La-Chi, Rodelle Lee, Feng Lei, Megan Lepp, Samuel Liew, Thomas Margaretha, Jens Mehlan, Ivo de Nooijer, Reinhard Platzl, Vincenzo Possenti, Pete Rose, Ana Santos, Jutta Schädler, Günther Weber, Chen Yue
- Digital Project Team: Angus Schoenberger, Matt Kirkham, Jasmin Dieterle, Jonathan Asher, Jan Brosch
- Local Architects: HSArchitects, Shenzhen, China
- Structural Engineering: B+G Ingenieure, Bollinger und Grohmann GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany
- Mechanical Engineering: Reinhold Bacher, Vienna, Austria
Sunday, October 9th, 2016
Article source: 3GATTI Architecture Studio
“Car Experience” is a project for a building to be dedicated to the automobile: the car as an object of desire, a world to explore, a technology to study, an article to display and a means to travel around the building.
Here the world of the automobile intersects with the human and organic world creating a new tectonic structure with methods differing from the usual flat open spaces, squares… all on a human scale. Here everything is geared to the automobile – the car is the point of reference.
Image Courtesy © 3GATTI Architecture Studio
- Architects: 3GATTI Architecture Studio
- Project: Automobile Museum
- Location: Jiangning area, high-tech zone, Nanjing, China
- Software used: Rhinoceros
- Client: Jiangsu Head Investment group CO.,LTD
- Chief architect: Francesco Gatti
- Project manager: Summer Nie
- Collaborators: Nicole Ni, Muavii Sun, Jimmy Chu, Luca Spreafico, Damiano Fossati, Kelly Han
- Total floor area: 15000 m²
- Design period: May 2008
- Intended construction period: 2009
Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
Article source: Kraaijvanger Architects
Museum Voorlinden Wassenaar opened its doors to the public. The museum, designed by Dirk Jan Postel, displays the modern and contemporary art collection of private collector Joop van Caldenborgh. Natural light and an abundance of space with a focus on the art are the essence of the design.
Image Courtesy © Ronald Tilleman
- Architects: Kraaijvanger Architects
- Project: Museum Voorlinden
- Location: Wassenaar, Netherlands
- Photography: Ronald Tilleman
Friday, September 30th, 2016
Article source: DC.AD
Design of the architectural project for the Barroca Museum began in 2014 and featured as its core premise the reorganisation of a building located on the Barroca Estate just outside the Portuguese town of Mora.
Image Courtesy © Francisco Nogueira
- Architects: DC.AD
- Project: Barroca Museum
- Location: Mora, Portugal
- Photography: Francisco Nogueira
- Client: Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Mora
- Authors: Duarte Caldas
- Contractor: JVC
- Graphic Design: Love ST. Studio
- Completion: May 2016
Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
Article source: Wingårdhs
Long and narrow like a tube, but solid and unmovable like a block of concrete – in between these two extremes stands the extension to the Marl town hall, designed by Bakema and van den Broek in 1958-62. Their ponderous brutalism resounds through the massive walls of the extension, where the trees on the site have been made to leave their imprint. A relief art work signed by artist Lars Bergström. The position behind the main building makes the extension fall in with the pattern of the place. At the same time, its positioning above the glass boxes of the entrance and the café gives the concrete tube a lightness which is underscored by the long cantilever overlooking the lake. The 7×7 metre narrow art gallery is adapted to the purpose of accommodating temporary sculpture exhibitions. Clear incident lighting from large apertures in various directions varies the character of the 85-metre-long room and links it to the sculpture park outside. A new catwalk over the refurbished piazza points the way directly to the new entrance.
Image Courtesy © Wingårdhs
- Architects: Wingårdhs
- Project: Art museum
- Location: Marl, Germany
- Software used: 3D-studio MAX, AutoCAD, Adobe Illustrator
Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
Article source: Miralles Tagliabue EMBT
The construction of Zhang Daqian museum, a project designed by Benedetta Tagliabue / EMBT, has begun a few months ago in Neijiang, China.
Zhang Daqian was one of the best-known and most prodigious Chinese artists of the 20th century. Originally known as a guohua painter, by the 1960s he was also renowned as a modern impressionist and expressionist painter.
Image Courtesy © Miralles Tagliabue EMBT
- Architects: Miralles Tagliabue EMBT (Benedetta Tagliabue / EMBT)
- Project: Zhang Daqian Museum
- Location: Neijiang, China
- Photography: EMBT
- Client: Shen Zhen Excellence Kang He Investment and Development Pty., Ltd.”
- Project director: Daniel Rosselló
- Design Phase :
- Project director: Daniel Rosselló.
- Collaborators: Francesca Origa, Gabriele Rotelli, Verena Vogler, Vaiva Simoliunaite, Susana Oses, Davis Gertners, Ana Isabel Fernandes, Vincenzo Messina, Javier Rivero Carnota, David Mas Trigueros, David Ricardo Ramírez, Evangelia Anamourlogluo, Maria Ioanna Barka, Fabian Vargas, Pauline Suhr, Enrique Franco, Claudia Paola Martinez, Dean Mapeso, Rebeca Pérez Casterà,
- Construction Phase:
- Project director: Elena Nedelcu.
- Collaborators: Wang Lingzhe, Marzia Faranda, Ana Otelea.
- EMBT Shangai Team:
- Project Director: Igor Peraza.
- Collaborators: Qiwei Hu, Chen Hao, Dee Liu, Pey Lung, Kathrine E. Thoen, Wei Song, Lorenzo Trucato.
- Dates: 2010 – In progress
Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
Article source: Adjaye Associates
Winning the competition to design the National Museum of African American History and Culture has consolidated the practice’s US portfolio with arguably the nation’s most prestigious new building. Located on Constitution Avenue, adjacent to the National Museum of American History and the Washington Monument, the museum will house exhibit galleries, administrative spaces, theatre space and collections storage space for the NMAAHC. As lead designer for the Freelon Adjaye Bond/SmithGroup (FAB) team, David Adjaye’s approach has been to establish both a meaningful relationship to this unique site as well as a strong conceptual resonance with America’s deep and longstanding African heritage. The design rests on three cornerstones: the “corona” shape and form of the building; the extension of the building out into the landscape – the porch; and the bronze filigree envelope.
Image Courtesy © Alan Karchmer
- Architects: Freelon Adjaye Bond/SmithGroup
- Project: Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC)
- Location: Washington DC, USA
- Photography: Alan Karchmer
- Client: Smithsonian Institution
- Structural Engineer: Guy Nordeson and Associates, Robert Silman Associates
- Mechanical Engineer: WSP Flack + Kurtz
- Sustainability Consultant: Rocky Mountain Institute
- Landscape Architect: Gustafson Guthrie Nichol
- Lighting Consultants: Fisher Marantz Stone
- Acoustics / AV / Theatre / Multi-Media Consultants: Shen Milson Wilke
- Façade Consultant: R.A. Heintges & Associates
- Security Consultants: ARUP North America
- Contract Value: $504m
- Total Area: 420,000 ft2