Not all architects get the opportunity to design a museum. Between budget, scale and factors external to the field of architecture, designing a museum–and actually getting it built– may mark the pinnacle of one’s professional trajectory.
These public buildings provide an invaluable service to the communities in which they are located; from education to commemoration and (occasionally) the provision of public space, museums are “shining lights” in which architecture plays a fundamental role.
To celebrate International Museum Day, we have compiled some of the most relevant and notable museum projects published on ArchDaily over the past year.
Damião de Góis Museum and the Victims of the Inquisition / spaceworkers