Crystal Bridges Museum (Bentonville)

Crystal Bridges Museum

The Crystal Bridges Museum, in Bentonville, Arkansas, U.S.A., is dedicated to american art from the colonial era to nowadays. The collection includes works from Asher B. Durand, Norman Rockwell, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, James Turrell, Georgia O’Keeffe among other names that represent the artistic evolution in the United States. The building was designed by Moshe Safdie.

Crystal Bridges Museum
Photo: Tim Hursley
Crystal Bridges Museum
Photo: Tim Hursley
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Photo: Tim Hursley
Crystal Bridges Museum
Photo: Tim Hursley
Crystal Bridges Museum
Photo: Tim Hursley
Crystal Bridges Museum
Photo: Tim Hursley
Crystal Bridges Museum
Photo: Tim Hursley
Crystal Bridges Museum
Photo: Tim Hursley
Crystal Bridges Museum
Photo: Tim Hursley
Crystal Bridges Museum
Photo: Tim Hursley
Crystal Bridges Museum
Photo: Tim Hursley
Crystal Bridges Museum
Model. Image: John Horner.
Crystal Bridges Museum
Model. Image: John Horner.

Via Design Boom

www.crystalbridges.org

Museo Soumaya (Mexico City)

Museo Soumaya

Museo Soumaya is a private museum, owned by The Carlos Slim Foundation. By having the organic shape made with hexagonal plates, it can be compared to the Bullring in Birmingham. Still, a special piece of contemporary architecture and engineering.

Museo Soumaya
Photo: Javier Hinojosa
Museo Soumaya
Photo: Adam Wiseman
Museo Soumaya
Photo: Javier Hinojosa
Museo Soumaya
Photo: Adam Wiseman
Museo Soumaya
Photo: Adam Wiseman
Museo Soumaya
Photo: Adam Wiseman
Museo Soumaya
Photo: Adam Wiseman

www.soumaya.com.mx

Via The New York Times Style Magazine, World Architecture News and e-architect.

Museum of Contemporary Art – MCA Denver

MCA Denver

The Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver, U.S.A. has not only a great building, but also a great website design. Building made by Adjaye Associates

MCA Denver

MCA Denver

MCA Denver

MCA Denver

MCA Denver

MCA Denver

MCA Denver

MCA Denver website design
MCA Denver website design
MCA Denver website design
MCA Denver website design
MCA Denver website design
MCA Denver website design

Via Arch Daily

www.mcadenver.org

Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast

The Titanic Belfast museum will open on March 31, at the same place where the ship was built 100 years ago. This museum is a certain destiny to tourists visiting Ireland.

To understand the concept of the building there is a very interesting iconic evolution made from the architects Civic Arts / Eric R. Kuhne & Associates, available on the official’s museum site (or here directly).

Titanic Belfast
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Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast logo

Via PINIweb, Photoblog on msnbc.com, BBC and Cruzeiros Online.

http://www.titanicbelfast.com

Städel Museum: underground gallery (Frankfurt)

Städel Museum

The Städel Museum in Frankfurt, Germany, completed an interesting expasion of more than 3 thousand square meters underground covered by a lawn with circle skylights to provide natural light. Made by german architects Schneider+Schumacher.

 Städel Museum

 Städel Museum

 Städel Museum

 Städel Museum

 Städel Museum

 Städel Museum

 Städtel Museum

 Städtel Museum

 Städtel Museum

 Städtel Museum

 Städtel Museum

Via PINIweb

www.staedelmuseum.de

Centre Pompidou Mobile

Centre Pompidou Mobile

The Centre Pompidou Mobile is a creative initiative that can bring a selection of masterpieces from the museum’s collection to anywhere in France.

Centre Pompidou Mobile

Centre Pompidou Mobile

Centre Pompidou Mobile


Via Imagination for People

http://www.centrepompidou.fr

Ordos Museum

Ordos Museum

With the recent phenomenon of completely new cities beeing raised in China, specially in places where there used to be nothing else but deserts, the construction of astonishing buildings such as the Ordos Museum can shock us with the beauty that contemporary architecture achieved. The Ordos Museum is a project of the chinese Mad Architects.

Ordos Museum

Ordos Museum

Ordos Museum

Ordos Museum

Ordos Museum

Ordos Museum

Ordos Museum

Ordos Museum

Ordos Museum

Ordos Museum

Ordos Museum

Ordos Museum

Ordos Museum

Ordos Museum
Click on the image to go to the google maps view.

 

new museum in Ordos – by Niu Han from MAD architects – beiijing on Vimeo.

Via Ambiente Projeto

Contemporary Jewish Museum (San Francisco)

Contemporary Jewish Museum

The Contemporary Jewish Museum was found in 1984, in San Francisco, California, USA. Its core purpose is to be an engaging forum for diverse audiences where new perspectives on Jewish culture, history, art, and ideas thrive. The building, designed by the architect Daniel Libeskind, embodies a number of symbolic references to Jewish concepts.

Contemporary Jewish Museum
Photographer: Bruce Damonte - Courtesy of the Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.
Contemporary Jewish Museum
Photographer: Bruce Damonte - Courtesy of the Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.
Contemporary Jewish Museum
Photographer: Bitter & Bredt - Courtesy of the Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.
Contemporary Jewish Museum
Photographer: Mark Darley - Courtesy of the Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco. View from the Westin Hotel, San Francisco.
Contemporary Jewish Museum
Photographer: Mark Darley - Courtesy of the Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.
Contemporary Jewish Museum
Photographer: Bruce Damonte - Courtesy of the Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco
Contemporary Jewish Museum
Photographer: Bitter & Bredt - Courtesy of the Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.
Contemporary Jewish Museum
Photographer: Bitter & Bredt - Courtesy of the Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

www.thecjm.org

Rapperswil-jona Municipal Museum (Zurich)

Rapperswil-jona Municipal Museum

The Rapperswil-jona Municipal Museum is a museum of local history and art in Rapperswil, canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland. It is situated in three Middle Ages buildings, commonly called “Breny-Haus” and “Breny-Turm”. The bronze façade was recently designed by :mlzd architects.

Rapperswil-jona Municipal Museum

Rapperswil-jona Municipal Museum

Rapperswil-jona Municipal Museum

Rapperswil-jona Municipal Museum

Rapperswil-jona Municipal Museum

Rapperswil-jona Municipal Museum

Via knstrct

Royal Ontario Museum (Toronto)

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Royal Ontario Museum

Photo: greyloch

Royal Ontario Museum

Photo: phylosophygeek 

Royal Ontario Museum

Photo: Pearl Vas

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Photo: Michael Cavén

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Photo: Kenn Chaplin

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Photo: Ian Mutto

www.rom.on.ca

Denver Art Museum

Denver Art Museum
Denver Art Museum
The entrance to the Frederic C. Hamilton Building at the Denver Art Museum. Photo by Kevin Hester. Courtesy of the Denver Art Museum.
Denver Art Museum
Downtown Denver and the Denver Art Museum new addition designed by Daniel Libeskind. © Jeff Goldberg/Esto. Courtesy of the Denver Art Museum.
Denver Art Museum
The south end of the Denver Art Museum's new addition designed by Daniel Libeskind. ©Denver Art Museum 2009 Photo Jeff Wells
Denver Art Museum
The four-story El Pomar Grand Atrium in the Denver Art Museum’s Frederic C. Hamilton Building. © by Jeff Goldberg/Esto. Courtesy of the Denver Art Museum.
Denver Art Museum
The four-story El Pomar Grand Atrium in the Denver Art Museum’s Frederic C. Hamilton Building. © by Jeff Goldberg/Esto. Courtesy of the Denver Art Museum.
Denver Art Museum
Hamilton Building Museum Shop and Café. ©Denver Art Museum 2009 Photo Jeff Wells
Denver Art Museum
Ponti Hall in the North Building. ©Denver Art Museum Photo by Jeff Wells
Denver Art Museum
Schlessman Hall in the North Building. ©Denver Art Museum 2008 Photo Jeff Wells
Denver Art Museum
Lewis I. Sharp Auditorium. ©Denver Art Museum Photo by Jeff Wells

www.denverartmuseum.org

Vitra Design Museum (Weil am Rhein)

Vitra Design Museum

Vitra Design Museum

Vitra Design Museum

Vitra Design Museum

Vitra Design Museum

Vitra Design Museum

Vitra Design Museum

The view from google maps is a must see.

www.design-museum.de

Via Beirouth

Museu Oscar Niemeyer (Curitiba)

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Photo: Davisom Trevisan

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Photo: Marcello Schiavon