January 30, 2022

Distinctive Design Museum Has a Form Inspired by Rocky Mountain Peaks

A unique art museum design has opened its doors in Northern China. Created by renowned architecture firm Foster + Partners, the Datong Art Museum appears as a collection of intersecting pyramidal forms surrounded by landscape. Inspiration for the museum came from the idea of rocky mountain peaks. The building is one of four major structures designed for Datong New City’s cultural plaza.

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November 9, 2021

New ‘First Americans Museum’ in Oklahoma Is Dedicated To Sharing Indigenous Stories

The First Americans Museum (FAM) in Oklahoma City is now officially open to the public. It celebrates the 39 tribal nations living in the state of Oklahoma and incorporates the culture into the architecture and the exhibits of the museum. The museum features important symbolism that represents First Americans’ spirituality without becoming overly specific to a certain tribe.

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October 10, 2021

This Zero-Energy Museum Proposal Will Be One of the First of Its Kind in South Korea

Architecture firms UNStudio and DA Group have emerged as the winners of a design contest for the new Chungnam Art Museum in Naepo, South Korea. The winning proposal is a zero-energy museum—one of the first of its kind in the country—that would act as a cultural and sustainability hub for the city. The museum proposal’s mission of “art for all” is supported by a design that blends art and technology.

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