Museums In The 21st Century: Concepts Projects Buildings
The projects represented highlights the diverse personalities and handwritings of the architects.
The museum has assumed the role of an urban landmark, formerly fulfilled by the cathedral, serving as a symbol of cultural identification.
A spectacular museum building can enhance a city’s attractiveness, shifting a remote locale into public awareness through its striking presence, or endowing a fallow industrial zone with a new function.
Illustrated by 27 of the world’s leading museum building projects, realized since the turn of the century, the exhibition presents the most important trends in museum architecture.
The projects, represented by a selection of sketches, architectural plans, photographs and models, as well as multimedia displays, highlights the diverse personalities and handwritings of the star architects.
Among the projects represented are:
Also included are:
Musée des Confluences
The New Acropolis Museum
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art expansion
The National Art Center
Wood/Marsh Pty Ltd Architecture
Australian Centre for Contemporary Art
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Atelier brückner, ART+COM
New conception of the BMW museum
Pinakothek der Moderne
Museumsinsel Berlin (Masterplan)
Denton Corker Marshall Group
Visitor Centre and Interpretive Museum
Taniguchi and Associates
Expansion of the Museum of Modern Art
New York, NY, USA
We wonder why “The 21st Century Museum” by SANAA is not included:
21st Century Museum