Museums

Porto’s Coliseu

Ainda Architecture

28 May 2013

The exterior atrium of Porto’s Coliseu, Porto's celebrated Concert Hall of 1941, was refurbished in order to free its space from the volume of the ticket office. The office had been placed at the centre of the space, interfering with the atrium free flow, and so the brief was to restructure the communication with the passer-by. It was infra-structured with network cabling,

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Soumaya Museum

Fernando Romero EnterprisE - FREE

10 Apr 2013

The Soumaya Museum is part of a large scale mixed-use urban development on the edge of the Polanco district, one of the most exclusive areas of Mexico City. Located on a former existing 1940’s industrial site the Soumaya Museum - as the pre-eminent cultural program in the area - is a key instigator towards the transformation of urban perception and urban life in the area.  Its role as

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Installation by Gert Wingårdh, Stockholm, Sweden

Wingårdhs

06 Feb 2013

Installation by Gert Wingårdh at the Furniture Fair in Stockholm February 5-9 2013 Swedish architect Gert Wingårdh and Finnish illustrator Kustaa Saksi have joined creative forces to design the installation that will set the stage for talks on design and architecture at the fair. They have each started out from their own perspective while adhering to a shared vision. "From the very

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COVERING OF THE RUNIC STONES

NOBEL arkitekter a/s

04 Apr 2012

The project consists of two bronze structures which covers the unique runic stones and secure and preserve them for the future. The runic stones mark Denmark' transition to Christianity in year 965, and the monument is also known as Denmark's "birth certificate". The monument is included on UNESCO's list of World Heritage. The project was inaugurated in December 2011 and it is based on the

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NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND TREASURY

Sutton Vane Associates

29 Mar 2012

Lighting designer, curator and architect shedS new light on Celtic art and Irish heritage Early and sustained collaboration by a team including the architect, a lighting consultant, and the curator has helped create lighting for the National Museum of Ireland's refurbished Treasury Gallery that enhances its displays of priceless Celtic Christian artefacts and the building itself. The scheme by

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