Museums

STAR-TURN

Bruce Munro Ltd.

15 Feb 2012

Star-Turn is a lighting project by Bruce Munro which was designed as a fund-raising installation, featuring a mechanical 'bicycle' to be turned by sponsored riders through the longest night of the year (21st December). The Wiltshire based Munro designed this piece specifically to raise funds for Help for Heroes charity on the front lawn of The Holburne Museum in Bath. Using no electricity, the

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JEWISH MUSEUM

Banozic Architecture/Scenography

31 Jan 2012

Stage Design for the 10th Anniversary Celebration The stage formed a platform to host the 10th Anniversary Celebration of the Jewish Museum Berlin. The former Flower Market Hall opposite to the museum, which will accommodate the new Academy of the Jewish Museum conceived by Daniel Libeskind, was chosen for the venue. The designers positioned the stage between the audience and the construction

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THE ASHMOLEAN EGYPT GALLERIES

Rick Mather Architects

23 Dec 2011

Ashmolean Museum completes Phase 2  of Rick Mather Masterplan: New Galleries of Ancient Egypt and Nubia The Ashmolean Museum, established in 1683, is the oldest public museum in Britain. In 1999 Rick Mather Architects were appointed to develop a long term masterplan and expansion scheme to provide more space and 21st century facilities for its world renowned collections. Phase 1 of

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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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