Five amazing museums for our 5th part of previously featured projects. Check them all after the break!
Lapidarium Museum / Randić & Turato Novigrad Lapidarium Museum houses the collection of early medieval monuments, architectural sculpture and church furnishings, which all come from the neighboring cathedral. Building is situated inside the park bordered by the cathedral and residential buildings on the other sides. One of the specifics of Novigrad, in comparison with other historical towns on the western coast of Istria, is that it has a large proportion of parks inside the historical city structure (read more…)
Brandhorst Museum / Sauerbruch Hutton The Brandhorst Museum houses a substantial private collection of late 20th Century and contemporary art, mostly paintings. The scheme consists of a simple elongated building of three interconnecting volumes; its tall “head” marks the southeastern corner of the Munich museum quarter. The three volumes are distinguished by claddings of different colors and hues (read more…)
Songzhuang Art Museum / DnA Songzhuang Art Museum is the first public art facility built in this well-recognized contemporary Chinese art village 45 minutes drive out of Beijing city. With around 4000 artists living in Songzhuang area by 2008, this Art Museum provides a platform for local community. The exhibition space is lifted up to create a welcoming horizontal flow with multi-purpose on ground level, to host exhibition, events and casual common area (read more…)
Archaeology Museum of Vitoria / Francisco Mangado We like to think of an archaeology museum as a compact jewel box concealing the treasure that history has entrusted to us piece by piece. But not any kind of history, or at least not the scientific history of experts, which does not always leave room for imagination and almost always exhausts itself (read more…)
CAM FRAMIS Museum / Jordi Badia The new Fundación Vila Casas museum is located in the 22@ District, an area where Barcelona City Hall has promoted a full redevelopment of a former factory/heavy industry zone by substituting premises with light service industries. It is now primarily a high-rise, heavily built-up area housing service/hi-tech industries (read more…)