Archinect - News 2014-09-20T20:14:57-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/92456446/interview-aric-chen-on-m-museum-s-first-architecture-exhibition Interview: Aric Chen on M+ Museum's First Architecture Exhibition Alexander Walter 2014-01-30T13:50:00-05:00 >2014-02-03T18:17:01-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/24/2424dd23170c7589cf18cc517e7e7cc5.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Can a museum collect architecture? The answer, say the curators of Hong Kong&rsquo;s museum of visual culture, is yes. Though it won&rsquo;t open its doors until 2017, M+ has already staged a number of exhibitions across the city, from 2012&rsquo;s multi-site &ldquo;Yau Ma Tei&rdquo; to last year&rsquo;s &ldquo;Inflation!,&rdquo; a collection of inflatable sculptures displayed on the grounds of its future home, the West Kowloon Cultural District.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/76048999/herzog-de-meuron-tfp-farrells-win-m-at-west-kowloon-cultural-district" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Herzog &amp; de Meuron / TFP Farrells Win M+ at West Kowloon Cultural District</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/76048999/herzog-de-meuron-tfp-farrells-win-m-at-west-kowloon-cultural-district Herzog & de Meuron / TFP Farrells Win M+ at West Kowloon Cultural District Alexander Walter 2013-06-28T18:37:00-04:00 >2013-07-08T19:44:57-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6l/6llm8p6xcxbl2kfy.jpg" width="514" height="658" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The team Herzog &amp; de Meuron + TFP Farrells is the winner of the international competition to design M+, Hong Kong's future museum for visual culture in the West Kowloon Cultural District. The winning team will work closely with the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority over the next four years to design and deliver the ambitious project which is scheduled for completion in 2017.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <em>Six teams were shortlisted in December last year and invited to submit conceptual designs for the building, including the international design heavy hitters Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa/SANAA, Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Shigeru Ban Architects + Thomas Chow Architects, </em><em>Sn&oslash;hetta</em><em>, and Toyo Ito &amp; Associates, Architects + Benoy Limited.</em></p> <p> Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/63137333/shortlist-announced-for-m-at-west-kowloon-cultural-district" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Shortlist Announced for M+ at West Kowloon Cultural District</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/63137333/shortlist-announced-for-m-at-west-kowloon-cultural-district Shortlist Announced for M+ at West Kowloon Cultural District Alexander Walter 2012-12-10T14:22:00-05:00 >2013-06-28T18:39:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4d/4dyx2mr9g41v9aox.jpg" width="514" height="292" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Earlier today the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority announced the winners of the competition for the Xiqu Centre. Also unveiled today was the shortlist of six design teams that have been invited to submit proposals for the architectural design of M+, Hong Kong&rsquo;s future museum for 20th and 21st century visual culture within the District.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The six shortlisted teams are:</p> <ul><li> Herzog &amp; de Meuron + TFP Farrells</li> <li> Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa/SANAA</li> <li> Renzo Piano Building Workshop</li> <li> Shigeru Ban Architects + Thomas Chow Architects</li> <li> Sn&oslash;hetta</li> <li> Toyo Ito &amp; Associates, Architects + Benoy Limited</li> </ul><p> <strong>UPDATE:</strong> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/76048999/herzog-de-meuron-tfp-farrells-win-m-at-west-kowloon-cultural-district" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Herzog &amp; de Meuron / TFP Farrells Win M+ at West Kowloon Cultural District</a></p>