James Simon Galerie, designed by David Chipperfield Architects of Berlin, was completed on December 13, concluding the Museumsinsel masterplan providing a new gateway for the German capital’s Museum Island. The museum is due to open in the summer of 2019.
JKMM takes a radical approach to the expansion of the Amos Anderson Art Museum in central Helsinki. JKMM has dug out the space for the new Amos Rex museum underneath the square behind the Lasipalatsi, a Modernist pavilion built in 1936, now rediscovered and renovated as part of the Amos Rex project.
The House for Architectural Heritage in Muharraq, Bahrain, designed by Noura Al Sayeh and Leopold Banchini Architects, houses the archives of architect John Yarwood, who ran the Urban Renewal Department at the Ministry of Housing of the island state in the 1980s.
A true icon of world architecture, the New York Guggenheim Museum designed by Frank Lloyd Wright turns 60 in 2019. Numerous initiatives are planned throughout the year to celebrate the anniversary of its opening on October 21, 1959, beginning with extended opening hours seven days a week.
M9, a new museum of twentieth-century Italian history in Mestre, is more than just a museum: it is an important urban regeneration project by Sauerbruch Hutton, the studio that won the competition on invitation held by Fondazione di Venezia.
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