Museum Design The Archives

Saturday 13 July, 2013

Pingtan Art Museum by MAD

Beijing architecture studio MAD has designed an artificial island with an art museum set in caves in its three dune-like forms. Set in a reservoir on Pingtan island in China’s Fujian province, the Pingtan Art Museum will be accessed via a narrow undulating bridge.



Wednesday 13 March, 2013

BIG and RAA to design Lego visitor centre in Denmark

News: Danish studio Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and American firm Ralph Appelbaum Associates (RAA) have been chosen to design a Lego visitor experience centre in Billund, Denmark.


Monday 04 March, 2013

Blaffer Museum / WORKac



Thursday 07 February, 2013

In Progress: The Biomuseo / Gehry Partners


Wednesday 30 January, 2013

‘White Cube, Green Maze: New Art Landscapes’ Exhibition

Opening February 14, and on view until May 4, Yale School of Architecture‘s ‘White Cube, Green Maze: New Art Landscapes’ exhibition will examine emerging trends in museum design through six new art sites that share the common thread of moving beyond the traditional “white cube” gallery space, and that juxtapose the experience of culture, art, [...]


Thursday 28 June, 2012

Cooper-Hewitt selects DS+R to help with Expansion

Back Garden © Rob Corder New York City-based Diller Scofidio + Renfro has been chosen to design the gallery and visitor experience at the historic Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum – the only museum in the United States that is exclusively devoted to historic and contemporary design. The New York City landmark is currently under [...]


Thursday 26 April, 2012

Datong Art Museum design revealed by Foster + Partners

© Foster + Partners Construction is underway for the new Datong Art Museum in China, designed by Foster + Partners. Referred to as China’s ‘Museum of the 21st Century’, the 32,000-square-meter venue will be one of four major new buildings within Datong New City’s cultural plaza. The museum will open in 2013 and represent China [...]


Thursday 29 March, 2012

Maritime and Beachcombers Museum / Mecanoo

© Courtesy of Mecanoo Architects: Mecanoo Architecten Location: Texel, The Netherlands Client: Maritiem & Jutters Museum, Oudeschild Museum design: Kossmann.dejong, Amsterdam Project management: ABC Management Groep, Assen Builders: Pieters Bouwtechniek, Utrecht Installations consultant: Peter Prins, Woerden Contractors: Bouwcombinatie De Geus & Duin Bouwbedrijf, Broek op Langedijk Installations: ITBB, Heerenveen Project Area: 1,200 sqm Project Year: [...]