As KAAN Architecten rounds off its two-decade transformation of the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp, Louis Mayes gives his verdict on the complex insertion of contemporary exhibition and back-of-house spaces with the neo-classical building.
Foster + Partners has designed a museum of Roman antiquities for the city of Narbonne in the south of France. Alessandra Fanari enjoys the ambiguities of a sophisticated building where the distinction between architecture and exhibits is decidedly blurred.
With genuine community engagement embedded in the design process, Citizens Design Bureau has carried out a sensitive refurbishment and extension of Manchester’s Jewish Museum. New Architecture Writers Nyima Murry and Lela Sujani speak to practice director Katy Marks ahead of the opening.