New Museums

A survey of contemporary museum design worldwide by internationally prominent architects.

Raul A Barreneche


Price: USD$69.95 USD$20.00



  • A survey of 27 innovative new museums around the world by internationally prominent architects such as Herzog + de Meuron, Steven Holl, Renzo Piano and Yoshio Taniguchi, among others
  • Documents a wide range of museums serving many functions and includes research centres, memorials, contemporary galleries and small museums devoted to single collectors
  • High-profile projects, including the Great Court at the British Museum, London, by Foster + Partners; the Rosenthal Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, by Zaha Hadid; and the Jewish Museum, Berlin, by Daniel Libeskind
  • Each project is presented in depth with superior colour photographs of exteriors and interiors, plans, drawings, and descriptive text by a widely published architecture critic
  • Includes projects in Western Europe, the United States, Israel and Japan

In The Press
'A glossy and geographically expansive survey ... documented with ravishing photographs.' (Architectural Review)

About the author(s)
Raul A Barreneche, a New York-based editor and critic, has been writing about architecture and design for more than 10 years. A former executive editor at Architecture, he writes regularly for The New York Times. He is currently a contributing editor to Metropolitan Home, Travel + Leisure and Architectural Record, and has written for Dwell, House Beautiful, i-D, ELLE Décor, Interior Design and Wallpaper* and other publications. Barreneche is co-author of House: American Houses for the New Century (2001), and author of Tropical Modern (2003).


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