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Museum of Contemporary Art & Planning Exhibition in Shenzhen, China by COOP HIMMELB(L)AU

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

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

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Automobile Museum in Nanjing, China by 3GATTI Architecture Studio

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

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

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Museum Voorlinden in Wassenaar, Netherlands by Kraaijvanger Architects

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

Image Courtesy © Ronald Tilleman

  • Architects: Kraaijvanger Architects
  • Project: Museum Voorlinden
  • Location: Wassenaar, Netherlands
  • Photography: Ronald Tilleman

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Barroca Museum in Mora, Portugal by DC.AD

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

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

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Art museum in Marl, Germany by Wingårdhs

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

Image Courtesy © Wingårdhs

  • Architects: Wingårdhs
  • Project: Art museum
  • Location: Marl, Germany
  • Software used: 3D-studio MAX, AutoCAD, Adobe Illustrator

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Zhang Daqian Museum in Neijiang, China by Miralles Tagliabue EMBT

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

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

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Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in Washington DC by Freelon Adjaye Bond/SmithGroup

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

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

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Yunnan Museum in Kunming by Rocco Design Architects Ltd

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Article source: Rocco Design Architects Ltd

Yunnan Province is home to more than half of the nation’s ethnic minorities. The diverse cultures are unified by its unique landscape and accentriated by the rich colour of different people.

Image Courtesy © Rocco Design Architects Ltd

Image Courtesy © Rocco Design Architects Ltd

  • Architects: Rocco Design Architects Ltd
  • Project: Yunnan Museum
  • Location: Kunming, Yunnan
  • Site Area: 91,000 sqm
  • Gross Floor Area: 60,000 sqm
  • Design Date: 2008
  • Completion Date: 2014

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New MNIR – the National Museum of Romanian History in Bucharest, Romania by Wigwam – a Kei Development Division

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Article source: Wigwam – a Kei Development Division

Our proposal’s aim is to make the people an active part of the building’s life, by exploring it, by being seen and by simply coming together, breeding a sense of tolerance, awareness, identity and mutual respect. The building was envisaged as a democratic place for all people and a centerpiece for a regenerated area of the city, transforming the historic building in a vibrant cultural center that highlights the importance of cultural activities for the contemporary time.

Image Courtesy © Wigwam – a Kei Development Division

Image Courtesy © Wigwam – a Kei Development Division

  • Architects: Wigwam – a Kei Development Division
  • Project: New MNIR – the National Museum of Romanian History
  • Location: Bucharest, Romania
  • Authors: arh. Razvan Barsan, arh. Dana Ioana Tudor
  • Co-authors: arh. Dragos Nastase, arh. int. Cristina Postu, arh. int. Iulia Ghita, arh. int. Catalina Simion
  • Year: 2016

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Liget Budapest Museum in Hungary by JMA

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Article source: JMA

In response to the Hungarian government’s noble mission to erect new buildings for six important cultural institutions that are to be located within the City Park in Budapest, this design concept focuses on the museums of architecture and photography. The concept encompasses all aspects of the design program so as to present the jury, and the Hungarian people, with architectural works of art in both structure and landscape, that distinguish both the Hungarian culture and the whole of Europe in a world-renown manner. The concept intends to present works of art housing works of art harmoniously, providing an intriguing dynamic that will draw all visitors to its environs in a manner that simultaneously embraces interaction, enriches cultural pride, and satisfies a desire for an experiential aesthetic that will be immeasurably fulfilling and long-lasting.

Image Courtesy © JMA

Image Courtesy © JMA

  • Architects: JMA
  • Project: Liget Budapest Museum
  • Location: Budapest, Hungary
  • Software used: Rhino, Maxwell

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