Museums

The Story of Islamic Embroidery

Colin Morris Associates

03 Jun 2013

This brief required the presentation of 220 Islamic ethnographic textiles in a manner that would entice visitors to look at this medium from a totally new perspective, and overcome the accepted tradition that textile exhibitions rarely attract large audiences. Furthermore, the design should provide an aesthetic museum quality display, within the confines of a narrow 100 m corridor. In addition,

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Yale University Art Gallery

Ennead Architects

03 Jun 2013

The comprehensive renovation and expansion of the Yale University Art Gallery transforms the visitor experience of both the Gallery and its esteemed collections. The project unites the landmark 1953 Louis Kahn building (renovated in 2006) with Egerton Swartwout's 1928 Old Yale Art Gallery and Peter Bonnett Wight's 1866 Street Hall into a cohesive whole, enabling the Gallery to show a vastly

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Natural History Museum of Utah

Ennead Architects

03 Jun 2013

Conceived as an abstract extension and transformation of the land, the design for the new Natural History Museum of Utah is emblematic of the Museum's mission to illuminate the natural world through scientific inquiry, educational outreach and human engagement of the present, past and future of the region and the world. Utah's singular landscape is the touchstone for an architecture that

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The Museum of Memory and Tolerance

Arditti + RDT Arquitectos

31 May 2013

The Museum of Memory and Tolerance highlights these irrationalities and provides information advocating peaceful and respectful coexistence among all people. It is therefore of great significance that the conceptual design of the building relates to its context. The Museum of Memory and Tolerance integrates the remembrance of genocides provoked by racial discrimination (Memory) and the

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Perot Museum of Nature and Science

Office for Visual Interaction

28 May 2013

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science, conceived as an immersive, curiosity-stimulating environment, resides in Victory Park within the heart of the Arts District in uptown Dallas. A glowing atrium core visually bursts through the façade’s crevice-like glazing, accentuating the building’s sharp, sculpted form. Defined vertical surfaces within are more intensely illuminated,

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