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Cultural buildings, museum architecture and art galleries

Subscribe to the AJ and you'll receive 47 issues a year, including the Stirling Prize annual special, plus access to floorplans of over 200 cultural buildings, museums and galleries in the AJ Buildings Library, all for £3 per week

McLellan Galleries

Glasgow School of Art to take over city's McLellan Galleries

The Glasgow School of Art (GSA) is to takeover the city’s McLellan Galleries as part of plans to integrate the B-listed, 19th century building into its existing Garnethill campus

St Albans Old Town Hall

McAslan wins £6.75m St Albans museum project

John McAslan + Partners has been chosen to transform St Albans’ Grade II*-listed Old Town Hall into a new museum and art gallery

V&A Exhibition Road

V&A on course to reach £49m extension funding target

The V&A is on target to raise total needed for the Exhibition Road extension project designed by AL_A after fundraising passed the £40million mark

David Chipperfield’s ‘City of Culture’ museum complex in Ansaldo, Milan. Photo © Oskar Da Riz

Chipperfield’s Milan art museum nears completion

David Chipperfield’s ‘City of Culture’ museum complex in Ansaldo, Milan is nearing completion

DRDH's Stormen library and concert hall in Bodo, Norway

DRDH’s Norwegian library and concert hall opens

DRDH Architects’ competition-winning £126million concert hall and library in Bodø, Norway have been officially opened

Heatherwick Studio's Pier 55 floating park scheme in New York

Heatherwick picked for New York’s ‘Pier 55’ floating park

Thomas Heatherwick has won a competition to create a new waterfront public park and performance space – known as Pier 55 – in New York

Robin Lee's Confucius Institute for Ireland at University College Dublin

Robin Lee reveals Confucius Institute scheme in Dublin

[First look] Robin Lee Architecture has won a contest to design the new Confucius Institute for Ireland at University College Dublin (UCD)

Taipei. Image by peellden

Architect sought for New Taipei museum of art

New Taipei City Government is on the hunt for an architect to design a 25,000m² museum of art

David Chipperfield Architects' Musée des Beaux-arts scheme in Reims, France

Chipperfield’s Reims arts museum shelved

David Chipperfield Architects’ competition-winning Grand Musée Boulingrin project has been abandoned after Reims’ mayor declared it was too expensive


Gehry Monster: Fondation Louis Vuitton by Frank Gehry

And what rough beast, its hour come round at last, slouches towards Paris to be born? Frank Gehry’s mad landmark for Louis Vuitton, of course, says Owen Pritchard. Photography by Iwan Baan

Cultural buildings in the AJ Buildings Library

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