Museums

THE ANNENBERG SPACE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

AECOM

16 Dec 2011

The new Annenberg Foundation Space for Photography is the first space of its kind presenting digital and print photography in a dynamic, unified venue. The design of the Space is based on celebrating and supporting the medium of photography, and the interior architecture is conceived of as a participant in the multi-sensory experience of the exhibitions. Philosophically, the design is based on

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MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS

Foster + Partners

15 Dec 2011

The fifty-three galleries in the new Art of the Americas Wing are arranged chronologically over four levels, rising from Native American and seventeenth-century works to modern art on the top floor. From the outset, the design of the gallery spaces allowed for flexibility: services could be moved to accommodate large objects; or a glazed panel in the facade aligned with the window of a period

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NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM

Architectural Resources Group

29 Nov 2011

The National Maritime Museum Building is the most fully developed example of Streamline Moderne nautical style in San Francisco. Designed by local architect William A. Mooser III and constructed during the Great Depression by the Works Progress Administration, the building was originally intended to serve as a bath house at the centre of the city's Aquatic Park, one of the largest-scale WPA

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TOBACCO STOREHOUSE

VASD

15 Aug 2011

An historic wooden tobacco storehouse in Amerongen has been rescued from collapse by giving it a new use. Recently, the restored building opened its doors to the public as an information centre for two nature reserves (National Park Utrechtse Heuvelrug and Het Utrechts Landschap). VASD designed a solution that brings past and present together in a solid partnership. Fifty years ago this

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REORDER EXHIBIT

Situ Studio

18 Jul 2011

The Brooklyn Museum is a lasting landmark in the New York area that brings more than 450,000 visitors annually to see its acclaimed artistic temporary exhibitions and permanent collections. The Great Hall of the museum, located on the first floor, is a 10,000 square foot room filled with 16 giant columns. The hall which is positioned between the café, museum book store and other

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