Home Today's Paper Most Popular Video Gallery Photo Gallery
Subscription Blog Signin Register
Logo
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 11:52:06 AM
Follow Us On: Facebook Twitter Twitter Twitter Twitter

Museums across the world will challenge idea of design

Some museums across the world are more than their exhibits. From dome-shaped buildings on water to asymmetrically shaped architecture with beautiful gardens, let's take a look at seven beautiful museums across the world

Some museums across the world are more than their exhibits. From dome-shaped buildings on water to asymmetrically shaped architecture with beautiful gardens, let's take a look at seven beautiful museums across the world
photo by

By
13th-Jul-2018       
Comments
Share your thought
Post a comment »
Read all () »

Sketch Desk :
Designing a museum maybe easy, but designing a museum that stops you in your tracks is an architectural challenge. Right from dome-shaped buildings on water to asymmetrically shaped architecture with beautiful gardens, let's take a look at seven beautiful museums across the world.
Metropol Parasol
A wooden structure located in Seville, Spain, Metropol Parasol was designed by the German architect Jürgen Mayer and completed in April 2011. With dimensions of 150 by 70 metres and a height of 26 metres, this one claims to be the largest wooden structure in the world.
Osaka Maritime Museum
The Osaka Maritime Museum was a maritime museum in Osaka, Japan that was designed by architect Paul Andreu with engineering design by Arup and Tohata. The museum was built on reclaimed land in the Bay of Osaka and cost billions.
National Museum of American Indian
The National Museum of the American Indian, which has a distinctive curvilinear form, was designed by the design team of GBQC and Douglas Cardinal, Ltd, who took care of the conceptual work. It was further developed by Jones, House, and Sakiestewa.
Milwaukee Art Museum
The Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) is an art museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, whose collection contains almost 25,000 works of art and is one of the largest museums in the United States.

Salvador Dali Museum
Salvador Dali Museum is an art museum in St. Petersburg, Florida, the United States of America, which contains works of painter Salvador Dali. This museum houses the largest collection of Dalí's works outside Europe.
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is a museum of post-World War II art in Fort Worth. The museum, which dates back to 1892 was rebuilt and opened for public in 2002. It was designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando.
Art Gallery of Alberta
The Art Gallery of Alberta is a public art gallery located in Alberta, Canada that was originally designed in 1968 as a Brutalist building by Don Bittorf. The museum, later on, underwent a renovation designed by Randall Stout Architects and reopened to the public on January 2010.
ArtScience Museum
ArtScience Museum located in Marina Bay Sands in Singapore was opened in February 2011 by Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. It is the world’s first ArtScience museum that mostly hosts touring exhibitions curated by other museums. The architecture is said to be a form reminiscent of a lotus flower and was designed by Moshe Safdie. n

Tariff
Add Rate

News Archive

Inside The New Nation

Sports »

Los Angeles Clippers guard Sindarius Thornwell (left) and Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green scramble for a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles on Monday.


Football »

Rooney excited for 'great moment' in England farewell


Wayne Rooney says he is honoured to make a final appearance for England and happy for manager Gareth Southgate to decide his playing time Thursday against the United States.Former Manchester United star Rooney, in video comments released Monday by his Major League Soccer club DC United, detailed his excitement at ...

City »

Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda, among others, at a press briefing for returning officers on the occasion of eleventh parliamentary election in the auditorium of Election Commission Secretariat in the city on Tuesday.


International »

Nobody can stand in its way in Pacific island cooperation: China


Reuters, Beijing :No country can block China's cooperation with island nations in the Pacific and the area is no country's sphere of influence, a senior diplomat said on Tuesday, ahead of a summit between President Xi Jinping and Pacific island leaders.Australia, in particular, has been vying for influence with China ...

International »

Israel-Gaza border facing most serious fighting since 2014 war


Reuters, Gaza :Israel launched more air strikes on Gaza on Tuesday as Palestinians kept up rocket fire on Israeli territory, in the worst surge of violence since a 2014 war.The fighting - that has killed six Palestinians, five of them militants, and a civilian in Israel since Monday -threatened to ...

Entertainment »

Oishee in China to win `Miss World` crown


Jannatul Ferdous Oishee crowned 'Miss Bangladesh 2018' on November 30. Now, she is in China for participating in the 'Miss World' beauty contest. There she will represent Bangladesh. On Saturday night at 1:00 am, Oishi left Dhaka for Sanya in China. And she reached there on Sunday morning.Swapan Chowdhury, chairman ...

Football »

New York City forward David Villa (7) movers the ball as Atlanta United defender Miles Robinson (12) defends during the first half of their MLS playoff soccer match in Atlanta on Sunday.


Football »

Ronaldo ends San Siro hoodoo as Juventus beat Milan 2-0


AP, Milan :Cristiano Ronaldo ended his San Siro hoodoo to help Juventus to a 2-0 win after AC Milan forward Gonzalo Higuain missed a penalty against his former team on Sunday.Higuain left Juventus in the offseason following the signing of Ronaldo and he had a nightmare game as he was ...

Editorial »

No development yet in city's road traffic management


THE directives to ensure discipline in traffic system issued by higher authorities have failed to bring any result. The traffic rule violation is still rampant. Almost all directives addressing owners and workers of city service buses and human haulers, pedestrians and drivers went unheeded. If the traffic management system returns ...

International »

California wildfires: Death toll reaches grim milestone


The death toll in wildfires sweeping California has risen to 31, with more than 200 people still unaccounted for, officials have said.Six more people were confirmed killed in the Camp Fire in the north of the state, taking the toll there to 29.That fire now equals the deadliest on record ...

City »

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina receiving ASOCIO 2018 Digital Government Award from Post, Telecommunication and Information Technology Minister Mostofa Zabbar at the cabinet meeting on Monday.


Entertainment »

Mamo, Puja share big screen for first time


Sheikh Arif Bulbon :It was earlier fixed that Raihan Rafi directed and Jaaz Multimedia produced movie Dohon was scheduled to release on November 16. Later releasing date was changed to November 30. Owner of Jaaz Abdul Aziz confirmed the matter yesterday. Main theme of the story was given by him ...

Entertainment »

Sonakshi Sinha has only special appearance in Mission Mangal?


Actor Akshya Kumar recently announced the entire cast of India’s first space film Mission Mangal. The film is set to go on floors next month and will be helmed by Jagan Shakti. Besides Akshay as the main lead, Mission Mangal has an impeccable leading cast that includes names like Vidya ...

Football »

Iran women attend Asian Football final in rare `victory`


Hundreds of Iranian women attended a crunch football match in Tehran, in a rare step seen Sunday as a "victory" by local newspapers and hailed by FIFA as an "historic and festive day" for the sport.About a thousand women were allowed into Azadi Stadium late Saturday to watch Iranian giant ...

Editorial »

Bring the criminals to book and ensure their harsher punishment


ANOTHER woman was killed in a running bus on Friday night. This time her father was also pushed off the vehicle on Dhaka-Tangail highway in Savar. The incident may remind one of the rape and murder of law student Rupa Khatun inside a running bus in Tangail over a year ...

 
Items that you save may be read at any time on your computer, iPad, iPhone or Android devices.
 
Are you new to our website? Do you have already an account at our website?
Create An Account Log in here
Email this news to a friend or like someone
Email:
Write a comment to this news