Winton Gallery

Winton Gallery at the Science Museum in London

A million visitors have explored Mathematics: The Winton Gallery at London’s Science Museum since its opening. Mathematics defines the design by Zaha Hadid Architects for the gallery. Inspired by the Handley Page aircraft, the design is driven by equations of airflow used in the aviation industry.

New Tate Modern London Extension

Tate Modern Extension, Architect

Design: Herzog & de Meuron, Architects

Britain’s most important new cultural building since the British Library. The new Tate Modern opens on 17 June: a new ten-storey pyramidal building sits behind the original power station, designed by the world-famous Swiss architecture studio.

Forecourt of the Government Museum and Art Gallery

Government Museum and Art Gallery in Chandigarh

Le Corbusier’s use of exposed reinforced concrete and brick cladding for the museum’s facade symbolized the emergence of novel building typologies and the “arrival of the modern” in India as a newly independent nation. The Government Museum and Art Gallery is also recognized as a Grade-1 heritage site in India.

MASP

Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand

An anchor of cultural life in the Brazilian city of São Paulo, the Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand (MASP) is a concrete and glass tour de force. Suspended on four massive pillars, the building shell hovers 26 feet above the ground and contains a total floor area of over 110,000 square feet.

Peckham Observatory in London

Peckham Observatory in London

Design: Cooke Fawcett

The acclaimed young practice Cooke Fawcett has created a spectacular new viewing gallery and kiosk for Bold Tendencies, the arts space on the top of the now famous multi-storey car park in Peckham.

Main Museum of Los Angeles building

The Main Museum of Los Angeles Art

Design: Tom Wiscombe Architecture

Non-profit contemporary art museum conceived of by visionary developer Tom Gilmore and located in the heart of the Old Bank District of Downtown Los Angeles. Capitalizing on the tension between historical and contemporary architecture, it is part adaptive re-use and part new construction.

Perrotin Art Gallery

Perrotin Art Gallery in Tokyo

Architect: Andre Fu

Following openings in Paris, Hong Kong, New York and Seoul, contemporary art gallery Perrotin, opened its newest gallery in Tokyo on June 7th with an exhibition bringing together a collection of recent paintings by Pierre Soulages.