Daniel Libeskind’s design for the Academy of the Jewish Museum Berlin links the building to the museum’s other structures and open spaces, both thematically and structurally.
The Royal Ontario Museum project set out to renovate ten new galleries in the existing historical building and creating an extension to the museum, now called the Michael Lee-Chin Crystal.
Curving to maximize the views of both the river and the surrounding hillsides, its windows will reflect the sky and river images.
Libeskind's design consists of geometric, titanium-clad angles, which reflect the nearby Rocky Mountain peaks and rock crystals.
The area designed by Libeskind is located at a major junction between the motorway and the railroad, with access to Copenhagen Airport and Sweden, and the new Metro that connects Ørestaden with the center of Copenhagen.
The Imperial War Museum is located on the banks of the Manchester Ship Canal on the Trafford wharfside of Salford Quays. The design concept is based on the globe, broken into three fragments to depict the shattering effect of war on the history of the world.
The intertwining of the old vaulted brick space, and the unexpected connection to the unique exhibition space, creates a dynamic dialogue between architecture of the past and of the future - the newness of the old and the agelessness of the new.