The museum occupies a central position in the building and also in the project's origin, setting the goals in the overall building organization.
Gordon is a key figure in the history of late-twentieth-century art and architecture. Publisher: Marquand Books
The museum positions itself symbolically and functionally as open and fluid, engaging its context and content to ensure it is profoundly interlinked with not only Glasgow's history, but also its future.
The city of Dundee has always had a very close relation with the Tay river, and thus with its waterfront. The historical evolution of Dundee's harbor has developed in parallel with the city's economical and social changes, continuously changing the relation of the city with the river and the perception of it.
The new museum is sited at the gateway to the Contemporary International Practical Exhibition of Architecture in the lush green landscape of the Pearl Spring near Nanjing, China.