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31 May 2010

2006 – MCA Denver, Colorado

Architect: Adjaye Associates The 27,000-square-foot structure sits on a tight corner lot in Denver’s Central Platte Valley. This former rail yard is now filled with new condos, shops, and parks. Adjaye, employed tinted...

29 May 2010

1971 – Denver Art Museum, Colorado

Architect: Gio Ponti This is a fortress for art – resembling nothing less than the keep of a medieval castle. A 24-sided, 7-storey construction, the exterior of the building is clad in grey...

29 May 2010

2006 – Frederic C. Hamilton building, Denver Art Museum

Architects: Studio Daniel Libeskind The Frederic C. Hamilton building, designed as a joint venture by Studio Daniel Libeskind and Denver firm Davis Partnership Architects. The new building opened on October 7, 2006, and...

15 April 2010

1992 – Leo Mol Sculpture Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Stechesen Katz Architects Leo Mol (born Leonid Molodoshanin) was born in Ukraine in 1915, studied at the Leningrad Academy of Arts, and later continuing his studies in Berlin and The Hague. In...

16 February 2010

1864 – National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square, Dublin

Architect: Richard Griffith, Charles Lanyon, Captain Francis Fowke, Sir Thomas Manly Deane, Benson + Forsyth The original building was an exact elevational copy of the Natural History Museum by Frederick Clarendon across Leinster...

29 January 2010

1969 – Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

Architect: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe The design idiom of Mies van der Rohe is familiar to all from its adoption by the corporate world and its many ‘copies’ around the world. Like...

29 January 2010

1876 – Nationalgalerie, Berlin

Architect: Friedrich August Stüler, Johann Heinrich Strack Part of the Museumsinsel complex of galleries and museums, the Nationalgalerie is surrounded by a long colonnade of Doric columns. The building itself takes the form...

15 January 2010

1883 – Art Gallery, Museum & School of Art, Aberdeen

Architect: Matthews & Mackenzie Aberdeen’s handsome granite Art Gallery, designed by Alexander Marshall Mackenzie of Matthews & Mackenzie, was opened in 1885. The displays combined industrial exhibitions with exhibitions of art, greatly enhanced...

31 December 2009

2000 – Model Arts and Niland Gallery, Sligo, Co. Sligo

Architects: James H. Owen / McCullough Mulvin The original building was designed by James Owen of the Board of Works to provide education to all demoninations between 1857-63. Part residence and school, the...