Museums

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Cruz y Ortiz Arquitectos

30 Jul 2013

The restored and renewed Rijksmuseum, by Cruz y Ortiz Arquitectos, opened earlier this year to boast collections of over 8,000 historical objects and art for two million anticipated visitors to the Amsterdam museum each year. The renovation, awarded to Cruz y Ortiz Arquitectos in 2001, took the historic 19th century building and accentuated the interior detailing, with a modern approach to the

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Banyan Tree HuangShan Sales Gallery

HMD Architecture Design Co., Ltd.

28 Jun 2013

The internal spaces of the Gallery reflect the traditions and culture of this magnificent natural setting. A series of modestly scaled lobby and entrance spaces lead to the grand main rooms. The design of these spaces is emphasised by the elegance and restraint that is a character of the traditional Anhui architecture and the colouring and material visible in the surrounding landscape. The main

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New Zealand Guest of Honour Pavilion

Patterson Associates Limited

26 Jun 2013

Patterson Associates were engaged to design the ‘Guest of Honour Pavilion' for New Zealand at the 2012 Frankfurt Book Fair as a key part of a year long promotion of New Zealand in Europe. They delivered this project in collaboration with production specialists Insideout Productions. They were asked to present a coherent, unified, high-impact design that presents our literature and creative

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

Olson Kundig Architects

17 Jun 2013

The vision behind the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center is to educate, inspire, and motivate people through story-telling—sharing the work of others who are focused on improving the lives of people around the globe. Through interactive exhibits, visitors can investigate some of the challenges facing the world, learn how people are tackling those problems, and explore their

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The Christian Louboutin Retrospective

Household

15 Jun 2013

Household was asked to design the first ever exhibition for iconic French shoe designer, Christian Louboutin. Working with Donna Loveday, curator for the Design Museum, London, our brief was to create a celebratory retrospective exploring how over twenty years Christian Louboutin has pushed the boundaries of shoe design. Christian's desire was to give visitors unique insight and access to the

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