Latest museums and galleries

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China | The museum is an island

The Pingtan Art Museum in China, by MAD architects, is an impressive floating island which architecture is inspired by fractal principle…

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Graz | The Joanneumsviertel

The architecture of the Joanneumsviertel district, the cultural core of Graz, by Nieto Sobejano and eep architects…

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BCN | From “Modernisme” to contemporary

The Caixaforum Barcelona by Arata Isozaki is an example of the coexistence of different architectures in a single place…

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Cape Town | Zeitz MOCAA

The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA) in Cape Town, South Africa, by Heatherwick studio is one of the most interesting…

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Portugal | Nadir Afonso Art Center

The Nadir Afonso art center by Louise Braverman is a very good example of how architecture does not need to be “extreme” to be…

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Colmar | Unterlinden Museum extension

The architecture of the extension for the Unterlinden Museum in Colmar, designed by Herzog & de Meuron architects…

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Latest exhibitions

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Milan | “The Rules of the Game”

“The Rules of the Game”: 18 contemporary artists cope with the work of great Italian designer Achille Castiglioni at a fascinating exhibition in Milan

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Stockholm | Inside Scandinavian Design

The exhibition “Inside Scandinavian Design”, takes place in the context of the Stockholm furniture end light Fair : 3-7 February 2015.

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Düsseldorf | Saraceno “In Orbit”

The amazing project “In Orbit” by Tomás Saraceno in Düsseldorf makes the dream of walking in the air real…

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Paris | DS+R at the Fondation Cartier

“Musings on a Glass Box” is the exhibition created by Diller Scofidio+Renfro for the “Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain”.

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Barcelona | Over and under the sea

Two exhibitions currently running in the fascinating spaces of the Maritime Museum of Barcelona: Voyage Overseas…

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Trento | Álvaro Siza . Inside the human being

The great exhibition “Alvaro Siza. Inside the human being” is running until February 2015 at the MART museum in Rovereto

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Urban and open air exhibitions

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Lavier’s Fountain at Serpentine Galleries

London. In the ground facing the Serpentine Sackler Gallery there’s a large scale fountain made of garden hoses…

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Milan | EXPO 2015 | France pavilion preview

The pavilion of France at EXPO 2015 resembles a covered market where present and future of food production are presented…

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Milan | EXPO 2015 | Latvia pavilion preview

The timber pavilion of Latvia at EXPO 2015 Milan by MADE arhitekti testifies the attention of the country to environmental…

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Milan | EXPO 2015 | China pavilion preview

The China pavilion at EXPO 2015 Milan designed by Tsinghua University-Studio Link-Arc is an intriguing vision of a “Land of Hope” …

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Culture and technology

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Mies van der Rohe Award ’15: the museums

12 museums are among the 40 works shortlisted for the 2015 Mies van der Rohe Award…

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Milan | EXPO 2015

“Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life” is the title of the EXPO 2015 and a main theme that will be unfolded through international …

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Smithsonian’s “Skin and Bones” free app

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History has made available its new free app “Skin and Bones”

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Kunstmuseum Bern and the Gurlitt bequest

On 24 November 2014, the Kunstmuseum Bern officially announced that the Gurlitt collection will be held on deposit at the museum.

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