AD Round Up: Museums Part IV

AD Round Up: Museums Part IV

Beautiful museums from all over the world. From a museum made of stone in China, to a refurbishment project in USA, and even a Nestlé Chocolate Museum in Mexico. Check them all after the break.

Ningbo Historic Museum / Wang Shu, Amateur Architecture Studio Iwan Baan shared with us one of the latest works he photographed, the Ningbo Historic Museum designed by Wang Shu, Amateur Architecture Studio. An amazing stone work (read more…)

Wing Luke Asian Museum / OSKA Architects The Wing Luke Asian Museum, in Seattle’s Chinatown International District, provides space for community meetings and events, public space for the neighborhood, theatre space for performances and presentations, exhibit spaces for community art and emerging Asian Pacific American artists, family-centered learning environments and leadership development for neighborhood youth (read more…)

Museum of Luz / Pedro Pacheco + Marie Clément Luz is the name of a small village in the south of Portugal, with 300 inhabitants. Due to the Alqueva’s Dam construction, the Luz village was submersed. Its inhabitants as well as its culture and origins, had to be dislocated into a new village. The intervention program consisted in creating a new place for the reconstructed church, the new cemetery and the Luz museum as an important memory landmark between the new and the old village (read more…)

Nestlé Chocolate Museum / Rojkind Arquitectos While Nestlé’s chocolate Factory in Mexico City (located in Paseo Tollocan near Toluca) was in need of an inner pathway for visitors to witness the production of their favorite chocolates, a group of experts put together by rojkind arquitectos and Traqs suggested bigger plans for the company (read more…)

Ordos Art Museum / DnA Ordos Art Museum is the first building of Ordos’ new civic center on a stretch of sand dunes along the lake that is dedicated as a “public corridor” with art and cultural facilities. This 29,000 sq.ft. of exhibition and research space is distributed within an undulating form with a central span lifting clear off the ground, suggesting a desert viper winding over the dunes (read more…)

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "AD Round Up: Museums Part IV" 13 Jul 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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