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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.