New Thinkings About Art Museum Design--Finnish Modern Art Museum Design
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Unlike any other structure, the museum is a singular building type, a coveted commission for an architect. Among which, the art museum design is invariably the most architecturally interesting buildings that attract both innovative architects and the public. All kinds of industries are advancing at a staggering speed in present-day society. So do the museum design, which keeps changing to cater to the visitors and artists. To start with, this thesis work retrospects the development of museum architecture, and then through the case studies of the museum masterpieces, the new design trends of contemporary museum are summarized. To practice the ‘rules’, a site in the in the Eteläsatama (South Harbor) area of Helsinki is chosen for a new modern art museum. A comprehensive analysis and design work are then proposed. It would exert a powerful inﬂuence over its context, providing social and urban regeneration in an area poised between the established city and the historic docks.