Three of last week’s best posts were museums! Did you see them? Check them all after the break.
Felix Nussbaum Museum / Daniel Libeskind The Felix Nussbaum Museum is an extension to the Cultural History Museum in Osnabrück and is dedicated to the work of Felix Nussbaum, the Jewish artist born in Osnabrück in 1904. The Museum displays Nussbaum’s graphics and paintings done prior to his extermination in Auschwitz, and houses a temporary exhibition space focusing on the themes of racism and intolerance (read more…)
Museum of Ocean and Surf / Steven Holl Architects in collaboration with Solange Fabiao The Museum of Ocean and Surf (Cité de l’Océan et du Surf) explores both surf and sea and their role upon our leisure, science and ecology. The design by Steven Holl Architects in collaboration with Solange Fabiao is the winning scheme from an international competition that included the offices of Enric Miralles/Benedetta Tagliabue, Brochet Lajus Pueyo, Bernard Tschumi and Jean-Michel Willmotte (read more…)
Ubuntu Centre / Field Architecture The Ubuntu Center provides pediatric HIV testing and treatment, counseling, education, and community empowerment. The design is focused on de-stigmatization and normalization of HIV testing and treatment. It provides access to a state-of-the-art facility in a beleaguered post-apartheid community. The design is a model for sustainable development that begins with environment and extends to the preservation of life (read more…)
Onnuri Methodist Church / JUNGLIM Architecture Silvery breaking waves reflected on Hawoonde beach and cultural local festival which give vitality and energy that respond to vivid context of Hawoonde. The site is located at interactive spaces where can be reached by many directions from existing church, market, and surroundings (read more…)
Nanjing Sifang Art Museum / Steven Holl Architects The new museum is sited at the gateway to the Contemporary International Practical Exhibition of Architecture in the lush green landscape of the Pearl Spring near Nanjing, China. It explores the shifting viewpoints, layers of space, and expanses of mist and water, which characterize the deep alternating spatial mysteries of early Chinese painting. This coming fall the Nanjing Sifang Art Museum will open to the public (read more…)