Gio Ponti’s towering Denver Art Museum is updated and expanded

A rounded, glazed welcome centre is among the enhancements made by US firms Machado Silvetti Architects and Fentress Architects to the Gio Ponti-designed Denver Art Museum, which opened in 1971. The museum sits within the heart of Denver, in a district known as the...

Laura Owens covers Vincent Van Gogh exhibition in colourful handmade painted wallpaper

American artist Laura Owens has covered the walls of an exhibition of Vincent van Gogh’s works in colourful handmade wallpaper. Currently on show at Fondation Vincent van Gogh Arles, the exhibition Laura Owens and Vincent Van Gogh explores the relationship...

Kengo Kuma draws on fairytale landscapes for Hans Christian Andersen museum in Denmark

Winding maze-like hedges wrap a series of green-roofed timber pavilions at a museum dedicated to the work of Hans Christian Andersen in Odense, Denmark, designed by Japanese practice Kengo Kuma & Associates. The new museum building, announced in 2016 to coincide...

MAD designs white cloud-like science museum on Haikou coast

Chinese architecture studio MAD has released visuals of the top-heavy Hainan Science and Technology Museum that it has designed for the coast of Haikou in China. Slated to open to the public in 2024, the cloud-like museum will encompass 46,528 square metres on a...