10 Modern Museums That (Nearly) Upstage the Art Inside 10 Modern Museums That (Nearly) Upstage the Art Inside
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10 Modern Museums That (Nearly) Upstage the Art Inside

by Jenna McKnight

March 22, 2013

Yurihonjo City Cultural Center, Kadare
Yurihonjo City, Japan
Designed by Chiaki Arai Urban and Architecture
Learn more about this project in the Architizer database.

//hapo Museum (Freedom Park)

Pretoria, South Africa

Designed by GAPP, Mashabane Rose Architects, MMA

Photo: Simon Bird via Inhabitat

MAXXI: Museum of XXI Century Arts
Rome, Italy
Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects
Photo via Iwan Baan

Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art
Cleveland, Ohio
Designed by Farshid Moussavi
Read more about this project here.

Museum of the Ocean and Surf (Cite de l’Ocean et du Surf)
Biarritz, Southern France
Designed by Steven Holl
Learn more about this project here.

Museum of Military History

Dresden, Germany

Designed by Daniel Libeskind

Photo: Hufton + Crow via Dezeen

Tel Aviv Art Museum addition
Tel Aviv, Israel
Designed by Preston Scott Cohen
Learn more about this project here.

New Museum

New York, U.S.

Designed by SANAA

Photo via New Museum Store

Kaap Skil, Maritime and Beachcombers Museum
Oudeschild, Netherlands
Designed by Mecanoo architecten
Learn more about this project in the Architizer database.

Salvador Dali Museum

St. Petersburg, Florida

Designed by HOK + Beck Group

Photo via Phaidon

BONUS (STILL-UNREALIZED) PROJECT!

The Bubble, Hirshhorn Museum

Washington, D.C.

Designed by Diller, Scofidio & Renfro

Photo via Washington City Paper



 

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