This last year there have been many museums of striking design that open their doors to the public that you can’t miss in 2015.
These museums were design by some of the renowned architects in the world, some serve as entirely new buildings; others extend or clarify existing institutions. More than the spaces that will include beautiful oeuvres of art or an amazing exhibition, these structures are worth of visiting.
We bring to you the best museums to visit in 2015, so you can start to plan your museum tour.
City of Culture – David Chipperfield architectsThe ‘city of culture’ project comes form a transformation of an urban block in the previously industrial ansaldo area of milan, italy, to be use as a museum complex. In 2000, David Chipperfield architects received the commission to design this new facility and to do the renovation of surrounding existing structures.
National September 11 Memorial Museum Pavilion – Snøhetta
At the world trade center site in new york, the city’s National September 11 Memorial Museum pavilion‘ has opened to the public as the only built structure on the plaza. Snøhetta was commissioned to undertake the project in 2004 , which forms a cultural facility dedicated to the comfort and orientation of ground zero’s many visitors.
Fondation Louis Vuitton – Frank Gehry
It took six years of construction to open the doors of the Fondation Louis Vuitton to the public in Paris historic Bois De Boulogne Park. The architect designed museum houses a range of contemporary art works, which will accommodate a permanent collection alongside temporary and traveling exhibitions. See Also
Aspen Art Museum – Shigeru Ban
The most recent pritzker prize winner shigeru ban designed the new extension to the Aspen Art Museum, in the Colorado ski-city’s downtown. The facility’s galleries are complemented by a rooftop sculpture garden, featuring sliding glass doors that allow for an open indoor outdoor space with views of the adjacent skiing mountain.
Long Museum West Bund – Atelier Deshaus
Long Museum, in Shanghai has opened its second facility, located on the banks of the Huangpu river in the city’s west bund culture corridor. Designed by architecture office atelier Deshaus, the building is characterized by a series of umbrella-like vaulted forms and monolithic concrete materiality.
Harvard Art Museums – Renzo Piano
Renzo Piano, the Italian architect, was assigned to completed work in Cambridge, Massachusetts at the site of Harvard university’s three art museums. the project, which took eight years to finalize. Articulated around the existing museums’ restored courtyard, the design integrates the existing 1920s Georgian revival building with a glazed rooftop structure that connects the entirety of the scheme.
Panama Biomuseo – Frank GehryAfter nearly ten years of construction work Frank Gehry’s Panama Biomuseo has been completed. The cultural institution explores the diverse range of species which inhabit the region. Brightly colored folded roof planes catch the attention of the museum located at the entrance to the Panama Canal.
Asia Museum of Modern Art – Tadao AndoDesigned by renowned Japanese architect Tadao Ando the building articulates through strong triangular forms, Taiwan’s Asia Museum of Modern Art is conceived as a landmark building for Taichung city, bringing together students, teachers and the general public.