Designed by De Matos Ryan, Wonderlab: The Bramall Gallery forms an integral part of the National Railway Museum’s Vision 2025 transformation programme. This new, interactive gallery in York embodies the Science Museum Group’s vision to build creative STEM confidence and ignite the engineering curiosity of future generations. It will equip and inspire the target audience of seven to 14 year olds with the skills and aptitudes needed to meet and embrace the potential engineering challenges and opportunities of the future.
After 70 years of Government secrecy, plans are revealed to open up the mile-long underground WWII shelters in London that inspired James Bond’s Q Branch.
Established by a decree of Marshall Józef Piłsudski in 1920, the Polish Army Museum has, for over a century, preserved a unique collection exceeding 300,000 exhibits. Until now, it lacked a dedicated headquarters to showcase its treasures. Today, after more than a century, the museum unveils its modern home, complete with a permanent exhibition and space for temporary exhibits and cultural events. The design of the new building is credited to WXCA Architectural Design Studio.
SOUR is excited to be among the winners of the international architectural competition for the new Geomdan Museum Library Cultural Complex (GMLCC) in Incheon, South Korea.
The award-winning architecture practice, Hollaway Studio, has designed a sustainable new workshop and museum for world-renowned rocking-horse maker, Stevenson Brothers, replacing a former petrol filling station on a brownfield site in the village of High Halden in Kent.
The Dutch city of Almere was built on reclaimed land that was once the Zuiderzee – a shallow sea bay in the Netherlands. The first house in this planned new town was completed in 1976. Since then, the city has grown to a population of nearly 220,000, which means Almere is well on its way to being the fifth-largest city in the country. However, it lacks a museum of note, befitting a metropolis of such stature. Local, provincial and national Government administrators agreed that a museum should be on top of the priority list to raise the city’s appeal.
Aytac Architects, an award-winning architecture and research practice based in Istanbul, Turkey, is proud to proceed with its development of the DE Bodrum Museum, a custom design for contemporary Turkish Artist Devrim Erbil. Located in Bodrum and set against the blue waters of the Aegean Sea, the design was recognised as a WA Award Cycle 40 winner in 2021 as part of the World Architecture Community Awards.
Sollertia, a firm specialising in textile architecture and the design, fabrication and construction of lightweight tensile structures, has extended its innovative services and expertise. Backed by an experienced team of professionals who specialise in high-performance technical textile structures, Sollertia’s comprehensive service offering focuses on creating bold, durable and innovative solutions that are advancing the state-of-the-art architecture.
Launched in October, the Museum of Diversity aims to celebrate the diversity of cultural heritage originating from Africa through immersive virtual reality exhibitions and talks. The new online experience is the first stage in the Museum of Diversity’s wider plan to realise a bricks and mortar location by 2025, also designed by SPPARC.
KANVA, a Montreal-based firm renowned for meaningful projects extending beyond the boundaries of architectural shapes and forms, is proud to unveil the delicate grandeur of the newly-redesigned Biodome, a Montreal science museum that immerses visitors in the authentic environs of multiple ecosystems.