New Museums

Intentions, Expectations, Challenges



ISBN: 9783777427249 Category:

Katharina Beisiegel


The past decade of both economic crises in Europe and North America as well as an extraordinary museum boom in many Asian countries has led to new questions and concepts for future museum buildings. New Museums: Intentions, Expectations, Challenges investi gates this paradigm change by presenting 20 recent and future museum projects on all continents. Among the projects discussed are the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C. by Adjaye Associates, the Guggenh eim Helsinki by Moreau Kusonoki Architects , China’s Comic and Animation Museum in Hangzhou by MVRDV, the Munchmuseet in Oslo by estudio Herreros, the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town by Heatherwick Studio, the Long Museum West Bund in Shanghai by Atelier Deshaus and the extension of the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney by SANAA. Critical texts by leading museum and architecture writers Suzanne MacLeod, Chris Dercon, Karen van den Berg, Wolfgang Ullrich, Kali Tzortzi and Anke Gröner shed light on the relation of new museum trends and state of the art architecture

Additional information

Weight 1270 g
Dimensions 23.7 x 31.2 cm
Publisher name Hirmer Verlag GmbH
Publication date 1 August 2017
Number of pages 216
Format Paperback / softback
Contributors Edited by Art Centre Basel
Dimensions 23.7 x 31.2 cm
Weight 1270 g
Art Centre Basel (acb) was founded in January 1984 by Suzanne Greub and has since gained international recognition in the field of exhibition curating and management. acb curates and manages travelling exhibitions and advises on all aspects of international exhibition marketing from all fields of art.