Museums

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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CUSHING CENTER, YALE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Atelier Ten Ltd

27 Apr 2011

Housed in a new subterranean space beneath the Yale School of Medicine Library, the Cushing Center displays the extensive collection of brain specimens, artifacts and archival materials amassed by prominent neurosurgeon Dr. Harvey Cushing during the early part of the 20th century. Designed as an exhibit, research and meeting space, the Center features custom millwork with carefully integrated

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