New Museums

Author(s): Raul A. Barreneche


'New Museums' presents a selection of 27 notable museums built around the world in recent years, each distinguished by its unique architectural design and function. Included are the Schaulager in Basel, by Herzog + de Meuron; the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, Texas, by Renzo Piano; the Great Court at the British Museum in London and more.


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Raul A. Barreneche, a New York-based editor and critic, has been writing about architecture and design for more than ten years. A former executive editor at Architecture, he writes regularly for The New York Times. He is currently a contributing editor to Metropolitan Home, Travel + Leisure, and Architectural Record, and has written for Dwell, House Beautiful, ID, ELLE Decor, Interior Design, Wallpaper, and other publications. Barreneche is co-author of House: American Houses for the New Century, and author of Tropical Modern. Author's residence: New York, NY

Introduction * Museum of Hiroshige Ando, Japan (Kengo Kuma) * Horiyuji Treasures Gallery, Tokyo (Yoshio Taniguchi) * Paper Art Museum, Japan (Shigeru Ban) * Het Valkhof Museum, The Netherlands (van Berkel + Bos) * Seralves Museum, Portugal (Alvaro Siza) * Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (Zaha Hadid) * Liner Museum, Switzerland (Gigon/Guyer) * Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas, USA (Tadao Ando) * Schaulager, Basel (Herzog + de Meuron) * Palmach Museum of History, Tel Aviv (Zvi Hecker) * Nizayama Forest Art Museum, Tokyo (Lapena & Torres) * O Museum, Japan (Kazuyo Sejima/SANAA * Altamira Museum, Spain (J.N. Baldeweg) * Museo de Bellas Artes, Spain (Mansilla + Tunon) * Vulcania Museum, France (Hans Hollein) * Great Court, British Museum, London (Foster + Partners) * Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, The Netherlands (Abel Cahen) * Centre PasquArt, Switzerland (Diener & Diener) * Museum of Modern Art, Vienna (Ortner & Ortner) *Milwaukee Art Museum addition, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA (Santiago Calatrava) * Kiasma Museum, Helsinki, Finland (Steven Holl) * Imperial War Museum North, Manchester, UK (Daniel Libeskind) * River and Rowing Museum, UK (David Chipperfield) * Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas, USA (Renzo Piano) * Jewish Museum, Berlin (Daniel Libeskind) * Kunsthaus, Graz, Austria (Peter Cook) * American Folk Art Museum, New York, USA (Williams + Tsien) * Endmatter

General Fields

  • : 9780714844985
  • : phaido
  • : phaido
  • : May 2005
  • : 290mm X 250mm X 29mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

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  • : 208
  • : Hardback
  • : Raul A. Barreneche