Museums

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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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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