Herzog & de Meuron's concept for new Vancouver Art Gallery released
After beating out KPMB Architects, SANAA, Tod Williams Billie Tsien and DS+R to win the project back in April of 2014, Herzog & de Meuron have now released the first look at their design for the new Vancouver Art Gallery, a significant update on the Gallery's old neoclassical building and... View full entry
Interview with Vancouver Art Gallery's director: how will Herzog & de Meuron's new museum impact Canadian architecture?
As announced yesterday on Archinect, the Vancouver Art Gallery has selected the Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron to design their new building. The new museum’s site will double the footprint of the old neoclassical building, and relocate the museum to a newly densifying area of Vancouver’s... View full entry
Herzog & de Meuron wins their first Canadian project with designing the new Vancouver Art Gallery
Herzog & de Meuron will be designing the new Vancouver Art Gallery, as announced today by the institution. The space of the current 300,000 sq.ft Gallery will be doubled and provide facilities to support the museum's continuously increasing number of collections, exhibitions, and programs... View full entry
Vancouver Art Gallery opens up shortlist ring to five international design heavyweights
The heat is on in the architectural competition for Vancouver Art Gallery's new downtown home on a site at West Georgia and Cambie Streets. From a pool of 75 applicants, the gallery narrowed down a shortlist of five firms — all of which are no strangers to designing world-class exhibition spaces.
The five finalists are: Diller Scofidio + Renfro (New York) Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects (New York) Herzog & de Meuron (Basel) KPMB Architects (Toronto) SANAA (Tokyo) Could this be the welcome redemption time for TWBTA after it was announced just yesterday that DS+R's MoMA expansion... View full entry