Posts Tagged: "Museum"

Colossus of Rhodes Project | Rebuilding a Wonder

You probably remember hearing about the Colossus of Rhodes as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. It was a 40-meter tall statue of Helios, the Greek sun god, made entirely from bronze, in 280 B.C.; unfortunately, it was destroyed in an earthquake in 226 B.C. However, the Colossus of Rhodes Project plans …

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Jeongok Museum in South Korea – Prehistory Museum by X-TU Architects

Parisian firm X-TU Architects designed the Jeongok Prehistory Museum in South Korea,  a futuristic building that hardly seems to be a prehistoric museum. The design is a result of a competition that asked the participants to portray the prehistoric context of Jeongok, which is one of the most important archaeological sites in this part of …

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Zaha Hadid Designs Messner Mountain Museum at Plan de Corones

Another bold design idea for a big project by Zaha Hadid. The London-based architectural firm was commissioned to design the last Messner Mountain Museum at Plan de Corones. The sixth museum of the series is to be built in collaboration with one of the most famous extreme mountaineers Reinhold Messner, who is considered one of …

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