International Museum Day, 2018

Just as style of art changes with the passage of time museum architecture too evolves to keep in phase with changing times. Both art and architecture are meant for people and to survive they have to take into account tastes and trends. A well thought out museum architecture can not only pull crowd to the site but also change the image of the city in which it is located. An ideal museum architectue should optimally blend  spatial constitution and functional organization. Apart from aesthetics there should be optimum utilisation of exhibition space, traffic space and rest space. Whatever said and done, the architecture of the museum can be considered good when it takes you to a different world and makes you get soaked in the world of objects preserved and displayed. On World Museum Day, Sawdust is making an attempt to throw some light on some of the world’s best museum architecture. Come, let’s get ourselves drowned in museum architecture:

24 iconic museums you must visit in your lifetime

A Sawdust special on the most iconic museums of our times and the design houses behind them. Like, download, share.

9 of our favourite museums for you to explore

We picked 9 of our favourite museums and we know you will like them too. Take a look and let us know your favourites too.

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Winning the competition to design the National Museum of African American History and Culture has consolidated the practice’s US portfolio with arguably

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TIRPITZ, a ‘Hidden Museum’ on Danish West Coast

 TIRPITZ, a ‘Hidden Museum’ on Danish West Coast, Blåvand, Denmark; BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group and Tinker imagineers Varde Museums, BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group,

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The Bihar Museum, Patna, Bihar; Maki and Associates + Opolis

Maki and Associates’ design for the Bihar Museum creates an engaging and appropriately-scaled response to a prominent site and an ambitious, multi-faceted

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Baithak evenings with Sahapedia

Baithak evenings with Sahapedia | Understanding Museums through Inclusivity and Engagement Talk Making museums accessible for visitors with special needs is one

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Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum, President’s Estate, New Delhi, India

Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum (President House Museum) New Delhi is all geared up to celebrate International Museum Day this 18th May 2018, for

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Jaya He GVK New Museum, Andheri East, Mumbai

Terminal 2, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Andheri East, Mumbai, India Jaya He GVK New Museum at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2

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Jean Nouvel’s Doha museum nears completion

New images have been released of Jean Nouvel’s National Museum of Qatar, which is due to open end of this year. The

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Good museum architecture helps to disconnect

Though time and again the significance of museum in modern society has been challenged, you can hardly find any city in the

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