Reframing the past


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.

Reframing the past2022-05-30T09:44:45+01:00

Narbo Via


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.

Narbo Via2022-05-11T11:49:41+01:00

House of Music


Sou Fujimoto has completed the House of Music, a music museum and concert venue set beneath an undulating roof inspired by the tree canopy in Budapest's City Park.

House of Music2022-05-11T11:49:46+01:00

Manchester Jewish Museum


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.

Manchester Jewish Museum2021-08-25T16:39:08+01:00

Wordsworth Grasmere


Nissen Richards Studio and Purcell have created an engaging new visitor experience for the Museum at Wordsworth Grasmere.

Wordsworth Grasmere2021-08-25T16:38:56+01:00

Museum of the Home


Wright & Wright Architects has skilfully reworked London’s Museum of the Home, revitalising and extending the assemblage of 300-year-old almshouses the interiors museum occupies.

Museum of the Home2021-06-29T09:41:17+01:00

Bags of Style


Studio MUTT has completed a striking fashion exhibition at London’s V&A Museum

Bags of Style2021-05-18T16:48:57+01:00

Remaking Kettle’s Yard


Building Review
Charles Rattray welcomes Jamie Fobert Architects’ deft interventions at the much-loved Cambridge gallery

Remaking Kettle’s Yard2018-04-18T14:20:10+01:00