8 Must Visit Museums for Architects

8 Must Visit Museums for Architects

Museum of Architecture, Wroclaw, Poland

Museum of Architecture has turned from a cathedral to a museum in Wroclaw, Poland. The evolution of Polish architecture and general architecture is on display in the museum. This museum is among the must-visit museums in terms of its architecture and also activities and collections exhibited in the museum.

Design Museum, Helsinki, Finland

Design Museum – This ultra-modern museum in Helsinki, Finland features a permanent collection devoted to the history of Finnish design as well as rotating exhibits in industrial design, fashion and graphic design.

The museum includes a permanent exhibition of Finnish design from 1870 to the present day, also there is space for temporary exhibitions. The museum’s permanent collection consists of over 75,000 objects, 40,000 drawings and 100,000 drawings.

Tchoban Foundation – Museum for Architectural Drawing, Berlin, German

The Museum for Architectural Drawing is an extraordinary example of contemporary architecture in its construction, design, and choice of materials. The strong expression of its formal design language cannot be unnoted though it still responds sensitively to its surroundings.

The colored concrete and glass façades of the building exist in contrast and layers. Its closed surface designed in detail with architectural sketches in relief form.

Architecture and Design Museum of Los Angeles, The USA

A+D Museum – Architecture and Design Museum of Los Angeles has a modern, industrial style and hosts public classes and family-friendly workshops on the weekends for kids.  A design think tank A+D aspires to maintain its various and innovative activities to bring contemporary and emerging design and architecture to international visitors.

ArkDes Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design, Sweden

ArkDes is Sweden’s national centre for architecture and design.

It is also a study centre and an arena for discussion about the future of architecture, design and citizenship. The task of the Swedish Centre is to improve the knowledge and values of architecture for society and architects.

It intends to serve in this area and conduct support research, exhibitions and other activities promoting education. The museum aims to strengthen the position of architecture, form and design in society.

MAS – Museum aan de Stroom, Antwerp, Belgium

MAS building has a design that will impress visitors with its glass towers and sandstone facade elements. Each floor rotates to form a spiral circulation network. A city gallery creates in the parts of the museum that have glass facades. This spiral route tells the museum’s visitors a story about the port, the city’s architecture, and residents.

Sir John Soane’s Museum, London, The UK

This small museum is one of London’s most atmospheric and fascinating museums. The building is the gorgeous house of the architect Sir John Soane, who left his extensive architectural and archaeological collection includes intriguing personal items and curiosities.

There are over 30,000 inspiring architectural drawings in the collection.

MAXXI, Rome, Italy

MAXXI, or Museum of Arts of the XXI century, is designed as a semi-urban space rather than presenting the building as an object by architect Zaha Hadid. MAXXI’s permanent collection includes approximately 350 Contemporary Artworks and 75,000 architectural drawings.

Each architect must experience this building, which continues the low-rise urban texture of the former military barracks, which stands like a set against the surrounding high-rise buildings and the collections inside.

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