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Aspen Art Museum by Shigeru Ban Architects

Aspen Art Museum by Shigeru Ban Architects Architects: Shigeru Ban Architects Location: 637 East Hyman Avenue, Aspen, CO 81611, USA Area: 33000.0 ft2 Year: 2014 Photographs: Michael Moran / OTTO, Derek Skalko Located on the corner of South Spring Street and East Hyman Avenue in Aspen’s downtown core, the new AAM is Shigeru Ban’s first permanent U.S. museum to be constructed. Ban’s vision for the new AAM is based on transparency and open view planes—inviting those outside to engage Read more [...]

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Bernard Tschumi’s design for ANIMA cultural center in Italy

Bernard Tschumi’s design for ANIMA cultural center in Italy As progress towards construction recommences on the ‘ANIMA cultural center’, by Bernard Tschumi architects, a project-specific website has been launched in order to present the undertaking’s history and proceedings. in addition, a video has recently been released, which clarifies the design’s intentions and aspirations. See below for the short film, made by spanish visual artist luis urculo, as well as the images of the finalized Read more [...]

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THE BENAKI MUSEUM by Willem Dafoe

The Benaki Museum ranks among the major institutions that have enriched the material assets of the Greek state. It is also the oldest museum in Greece operating as a Foundation under Private Law.     Through its extensive collections that cover several different cultural fields and its more general range of activities serving more than one social need, the Benaki Museum is perhaps the sole instance of a complex structure within the broader network of museum foundations Read more [...]

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Museo Soumaya, Fernando Romero Enterprise

FR-EE’s design for the 17,000 m2/180,000 ft2 Soumaya Museum pays tribute to its eclectic art collection of nearly 70 000 objects from 15th to mid-20th century, including the world’s largest private collection of Auguste Rodin sculptures. The 150 feet tall Soumaya Museum rises at the heart of the new real estate development Plaza Carso in Polanco, a vibrant and cosmopolitan neighborhood in Mexico City. The museum’s distinct shape and strong presence, creates an identity for the 1940ies ex-industrial Read more [...]

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The Louisiana State Museum by Trahan Architects

The Louisiana State Museum and Sports Hall of Fame in historic Natchitoches merges two contrasting collections formerly housed in a university coliseum and a nineteenth century courthouse, elevating the visitor experience for both. Set in the oldest settlement in the Louisiana Purchase on the banks of the Cane River Lake, the design mediates the dialogue between sports and history, past and future, container and contained. The museum is configured to interpret athletics as a component of cultural Read more [...]

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