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Grass and glass: The refurbished Biesbosch Museum showcases its verdant side

Back in 1421, the Biesbosch Museum arose like a phoenix after the St. Elisabeth Flood swept through the city of Dordrecht in the Netherlands. And now, the old museum is currently going through yet another remarkable transformation - courtesy of Studio Marco Vermeulen. The aim of the 8-month old project is to morph the antediluvian museum into…


The newly-opened Qujing History Museum, in China, looks like an anti-gravity spacecraft

Located in the Yunnan province of Southwest China, the new Qujing History Museum looks more like an anti-gravity spaceship than a museum of natural history. Designed by Chinese architectural firm Hordor Design Group, in collaboration with Beijing-based Atelier Alter, the newly-opened museum is home to a breathtaking range of historical artifacts, including the Entelognathus primordialis,…



$100 million trapezoid-shaped building could become the International Spy Museum’s new address

UK-based architectural firm, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP), has recently unveiled the design for a stunning trapezoid-shaped building, in Washington DC, which could soon become the International Spy Museum’s permanent address. Towering over six stories in height, this unusually-shaped glass and concrete structure is slated for construction at the L’Enfant Plaza, in the southwest…


Chris Collaris’ Black Gold project re-imagines abandoned oil tankers as dynamic mixed-use structures

With increasing demand for sustainable, green architecture, architects around the world are slowly embracing eco-friendly adaptive reuse practices. Previously, we talked about Christoph Kaiser, an Arizona-based architect who has transfigured a 1950s grain silo into a modern home for two. This time around, Chris Collaris has embarked on such a mission, as part of the…