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abc museum

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ABC Museum, Illustration and Design Center, Madrid  – Aranguren & Gallegos Architects This museum building is hidden within a residential neighbourhood to the north of Gran Via in  Madrid.  The brilliant white criss crossed sunscreen blades differentiate the facade from … Continue reading

museu reina sofia

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Museu Reina Sofia Madrid – Jean Nouvel addition This addition to the famous Reina Sofia museum, home of Guernica among several hundred other works,  is notable for having been actually named after the architect that designed it – the Nouvel Addition. … Continue reading

musée du quai branly

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Jean Nouvel’s project in Paris located adjacent to the Eiffel tower.  The densely planted site is separated from the street by a freestanding glass wall and most of the building is suspended above it and punctuated by cubic forms.  The … Continue reading