Two U.S. Art Museums by Herzog & de Meuron

Herzog & de Meuron Herzog & de Meuron is a Swiss architecture firm founded by Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron. They are well-known architects for testing new techniques and materials in buildings, and most importantly let’s not forget their reputation for the Tate Modern. Here are two interesting art museums in the United States built by Herzog…

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The City Is Characterized By A Single Museum- Guggenheim Bilbao by Frank Gehry

From Louvre Museum in Paris and Tate Modern in London to Guggenheim in Bilbao. Guggenheim Bilbao in Spain (1997) As a center of a commercial growth today, the city of Bilbao had struggled with a serious recession and an unemployment crisis back in 1980’s. Loosing its steel and shipbuilding industries led to an inevitable decline. Then, the city ultimately faced the underdevelopment of…

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Top 4 Art Museums by Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid designed several projects of worldwide art museums that well-demonstrated her architectural concept and how it is dealt with the primary objective of the museum and the site specificity. I chose four of them to mainly focus on museums of art and architecture. MAXXI: Museum of XXI Century Arts ROME, ITALY (2009) The vision…

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