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Museum of Ethnography in Budapest, Hungary by Napur Architect

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Article source: Napur Architect

The Gate of the City Park, the correct form of the place. Transformations that reshape soil and earth alike, which make interrelationships between inside and outside, up and down visible. The transformed surface provides space and frame for the expected functions to be planned here.

Image Courtesy © Renders by Axion Visual

Image Courtesy © Renders by Axion Visual

  • Architects: Napur Architect
  • Project: Museum of Ethnography
  • Location: Dózsa György road, Budapest, Hungary
  • Photography: Renders by Axion Visual
  • Client: Városliget inc.
  • Project Team: Ferencz Marcel DLA vezető tervező, Détári György DLA tervezőtárs, Ferencz István DLA, Bodonyi Csaba DLA, Rudolf Mihály DLA, Őrfi József, Papp Dávid
  • Structure: Reinforced concrete, and steel truss
  • Exterior Finish: perforated metal cladding, stainless steel mesh
  • Max. Height: 22 m
  • Bldg. Area: 17 226 m2
  • Gross Floor Area: 32 500 m2

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MUSEUM OF ENERGY in Catalonia, Spain by ARQUITECTURIA

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Article source: ARQUITECTURIA

The Museum of Energy is located at the surroundings of Ascó, next to the river Ebro. The museum swings between public and private, between the river and the topography and between the urban grid and landscape. Because of this, one of the aims of the project was to reconfigure the site understanding its BOUNDARY condition.

Image Courtesy © ARQUITECTURIA

Image Courtesy © ARQUITECTURIA

  • Architects: ARQUITECTURIA (Josep Camps & Olga Felip)
  • Project: MUSEUM OF ENERGY
  • Location: Ascó, Catalonia, Spain
  • Client: ANACNV
  • Design participation: M. Agudo
  • Structural engineer: GMKgrup
  • Constructional engineer: PROINTEC
  • Stories: B,FL-2
  • Structure: Steel
  • Site area: 2.478,05 m2
  • Bldg area: 1.365,75 m2
  • Total floor area: 1.365,75 m2
  • Landscape area: 1.399,55 m2
  • Finish: 2011

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Urban Nation Museum in Berlin, Germany by GRAFT

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

Article source: GRAFT

The URBAN NATION MUSEUM FOR URBAN CONTEMPORARY ART, in short UN museum, is the first German street art museum and will emerge in the Berlin quarter of Schöneberg.

Image Courtesy © GRAFT

Image Courtesy © GRAFT

  • Architects: GRAFT
  • Project: Urban Nation Museum
  • Location: Bülowstraße 7, Berlin, Germany
  • Rendering: GRAFT
  • Client: Berliner Leben Foundation
  • Year: 2016-2017

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The Ulma Family Museum of Poles in Markowa, Poland by Nizio Design International

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Article source: Business & Culture – strategies and communication

The Ulma Family Museum of Poles Saving Jewish People during World War II in Markowa is Poland’s first institution commemorating Poles who helped Jews. The museum’s ascetic architectural form that cuts into the ground, as well as the exhibition hidden inside, was designed by Nizio Design International. The museum was opened March 17, 2016.

Image Courtesy © Markowa Hires

Image Courtesy © Markowa Hires

  • Architects: Nizio Design International
  • Project: The Ulma Family Museum of Poles
  • Location: Markowa, Poland
  • Photography: Markowa Hires
  • Team:

    • architecture: Mariusz Niemiec, Bartłomiej Terlikowski, Agnieszka Czmut, Witold Skarzyński, Andrzej Koper, Anna Derach
    • Interior architecture: Natalia Romik, Agnieszka Czmut, Katarzyna Okraszewska
    • Landscape architecture:  Studio Architektury Krajobrazu Viretum Agnieszka Michalska
    • Construction:  KOC-PROJEKT Zbigniew Koc
    • General contractor: building: Skanska S.A. exhibition: MWE Sp. z o.o.
    • Investor: Muzeum – Zamek w Łańcucie, ul. Zamkowa 1, 37-100 Łańcut
  • Year: March 17, 2016

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Le Quatro in Baud, France by Studio 02 Architectes

Saturday, May 28th, 2016

Article source: Studio 02 Architectes 

The confines of the topographical site were decisive. As on the Portuguese and Genoese coasts, it was important to design a project that could marry the rugged topography of the terrain, and give rise to a building in its slope.

Image Courtesy © Luc Boegly

Image Courtesy © Luc Boegly

  • Architects: Studio 02 Architectes
  • Project: Le Quatro
  • Location: Baud, France
  • Photography: Luc Boegly
  • Software used: Archicad
  • Client: City of Baud (France)
  • Budget: €3.4m excluding VAT
  • Surface area: 1500 m² Usable Surface
  • Calendar: Delivered in 2016

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The Whitney Museum of American Art at Gansevoort in New York by Renzo Piano Building Workshop, architects

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Article source: Renzo Piano Building Workshop, architects

The Whitney Museum is building itself a new home in downtown Manhattan’s Meatpacking District. Due to open in 2015, the project will substantially enlarge the Whitney’s exhibition and programming space, enabling the first comprehensive view of the Museum’s growing collection, which today comprises more than 19,000 works of modern and contemporary American art.

A view of the Whitney building from West side, Image Courtesy © Ph. Nic Lehoux

A view of the Whitney building from West side, Image Courtesy © Ph. Nic Lehoux

  • Architects: Renzo Piano Building Workshop, architects in collaboration with Cooper Robertson (New York)
  • Project: The Whitney Museum of American Art at Gansevoort
  • Location: New York, USA
  • Photography: Karin Jobst, Ph. Nic Lehoux, Timothy Schenck
  • Client: Whitney Museum of American Art
  • Design team: M.Carroll and E.Trezzani (partners in charge) with K.Schorn, T.Stewart, S.Ishida (partner), A.Garritano, F.Giacobello, I.Guzman, G.Melinotov, L. Priano, L.Stuart and C. Chabaud, J.Jones, G.Fanara, M.Fleming, D.Piano, J.Pejkovic; M.Ottonello (CAD operator); F.Cappellini, F.Terranova, I.Corsaro (models)
  • Consultants: Robert Silman Associates (structure); Jaros, Baum & Bolles (MEP, fire prevention); Arup (lighting); Heintges & Associates (facade engineering); Phillip Habib & Associates (civil engineering); Theatre Projects (theatre equipment); Cerami & Associates (audiovisual equipment, acoustics); Piet Oudolf with Mathews Nielson (landscaping); Viridian Energy Environmental (LEED consultant)
  • Construction manager: Turner Construction
  • Year: 2007-2015

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Miyahata Jomon Museum in Fukushima, Japan by Furuichi and Associates

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Article source: Furuichi and Associates 

A significant period in early Japanese history, the Jomon Period was around the 10th Century BC. In this period, people lived a hunter gatherer life in the northeast of Japan, and late Jomon ruins have been excavated in Miyahata, Fukushima Prefecture. There have been many significant finds and studies related to the Jomon people over the past 20 years. To accommodate the research, investigation, exhibition and educational needs of these studies, a museum became necessary. The site is facing some significant Jomon ruins. The context is a beautiful natural landscape. The design has an impressive roof structure with concrete walls and timber roof construction. The structures are expressed in the major internal spaces. In the beginning, the Jomos people lived in caves called grotta. Later the Jamon people came out of caves and made villages of circular-plan houses, still keeping and following the image of caves. To the entrance hall, a covered wooden roof using the imagery of caves was proposed and designed. The structure combines wood panels and wooden beams.

Image Courtesy © Shigeo Ogawa

Image Courtesy © Shigeo Ogawa

  • Architects: Furuichi and Associates
  • Project: Miyahata Jomon Museum
  • Location: Fukushimashi, Fukushima, Japan
  • Photography: Shigeo Ogawa
  • Structure: Holzstr
  • Site Area: 38,803.42 m2
  • Total Area: 1,153.34 m2
  • Project year: 2015

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Delos Museum in Greece by Jean-Pierre HEIM and Associates Inc.

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Article source:  Jean-Pierre HEIM and Associates Inc.

” New visionary Delos Museum architecture concept self driven proposal  by Jean Pierre HEIM and Carolyn HEIM architects “.

 

From Mythological sibling Apollo and Artemis the new  DELOS ,will be designed as a symmetrical aspect value due to the equilateral mythic triangle of the DELTA:  symbol of Delos.

Image Courtesy © Jean-Pierre HEIM and Associates Inc.

Image Courtesy © Jean-Pierre HEIM and Associates Inc.

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Ragnarock in Roskilde, Denmark by MVRDV and COBE

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Article source: MVRDV + COBE 

Today, a new spectacular museum for rock, pop and youth culture, designed by Danish architects COBE and Dutch architects MVRDV, is inaugurated in Roskilde, Denmark by HRH The Crown Prince of Denmark. The new museum is clad in dramatic golden studs and sits among old warehouses that previously housed a concrete factory in Roskilde, just outside of Copenhagen.

Image Courtesy © Rasmus Hjortshøj

Image Courtesy © Rasmus Hjortshøj

  • Architects: MVRDV and COBE
  • Project: Ragnarock
  • Location: Musicon, Rabalderstræde 16, DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark
  • Photography: Rasmus Hjortshøj
  • Client: ROMU
  • General Contractor: B. Nygaard Sørensen, Denmark
  • Landscape Architects: LIW Planning, Denmark
  • Engineers: Norconsult, Denmark
  • Client Advisor: Roskilde Kommune v/ Lauge Brandt
  • Budget: 125 mio. DKK / 16,8 mio EUR
  • Size: 3.100 m2
  • Year of construction: 2014 – 2016

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Exploratorium at Pier 15 in San Francisco, California by EHDD

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Article source: The American Institute of Architects (AIA)

The Exploratorium is an internationally known science museum focused on hands-on exhibits of natural phenomena. They recently moved to this new location, carefully restoring the historic Pier 15 on San Francisco’s downtown waterfront. Visitors can now experience 80,000 square feet of science exhibits in the historic structure, with new cafes and event space located in the contrasting modern glazed observatory with unobstructed views of San Francisco Bay. The building also offers a theatre, more than a dozen classrooms, labs, and teacher training rooms, wood and metal workshops, two retail stores, offices, and a large outdoor plaza.

Image Courtesy © Bruce Damonte

Image Courtesy © Bruce Damonte

  • Architects: EHDD
  • Project: Exploratorium at Pier 15
  • Location: Pier 15 San Francisco, California, United States
  • Photography: Bruce Damonte
  • Project Owner: Exploratorium
  • Project Site: Historic structure or district
  • Project Type: Education – General Food Service Restaurant/Cafeteria Public Assembly – Entertainment/Culture Retail Store
  • Project Site Context/Setting: Urban
  • Total project cost at time of completion, land excluded: $220,000,000.00
  • Building or Project Gross Floor Area: 301,099 square feet
  • Project Completion Date: April, 2013

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