Sidney Modern Project will almost double the Gallery’s exhibition space, both contrasting and dialoguing with its much-loved late-19th-century neo-classical building, while creating a new public art garden and civic space.
The Beijing sub-centre library by Snøhetta features an amphitheatre-like space promoting interaction and exchange of knowledge. Extended from the sculpted reading landscape are columns that support the roof creating a ginkgo forest-like canopy.
The upcoming Lucas Museum of Narrative Art by MAD architects in Los Angeles blends cross-generational cultures, from Darth Vader’s masks and Star Wars memorabilia to Renoir and Degas’ paintings.
The sensuously curved and multi-functional organic concrete structure of the Wormhole Library is punctured, creating voids of varying sizes that let the light into the interiors.
Discover 24 architectural museums opening in 2021: from Kengo Kuma’s Hans Christian Andersen Museum in Denmark to Jean Nouvel’s Pudong Museum of Art in Shanghai, the long-awaited Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza and the Aviici Experience in Stockholm.
10 museums inaugurating in 2020: from Tadao Ando’s Pinault Collection in Paris to Foster+Partners’ museum in China but also Grimshaw Architects’ pavilon at Dubai Expo, Frank O. Gehry’s expansion of Philadelphia Museum of Art and more…
The ’almost-floating’ Yiwu Grand Theater features large semi-transparent glass sails sheltering from cold winters while allowing ventilation during the summer.
In Szczecin, Poland, KWK Promes Robert Konieczny created an underground museum with a sloping concrete square on top that relates with the city’s past.