Museum architecture

Mies van der Rohe's landmark Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin ready for reopening after 'surgery' by David Chipperfield

Architect's Modernist masterpiece was “incredibly badly built” and took six years and €140m to restore to its former glory

Space race: how the pandemic is pushing museums to rethink design

Experts predict bigger galleries, a stronger connection to the outdoors and an end to the expansion juggernaut

Adrian Ellis on Tate's expansion: the definition of success

After a decade of acclaim, will its triumph be topped by Tate Modern 2?


MoMA tower to loom over Manhattan

Concerns over Jean Nouvel skyscraper, to house museum extension in its base

Tate Modern gets £50m towards new extension from the government

The generous contribution is the highest made to a cultural project in 10 years

Tate expansion by Herzog & de Meuron secures $100m from British state

Swiss duo stake claim to be the art world’s favourite architects

Slower than planned, Tate Modern’s expansion starts in the basement

Only part of the project will be completed by next summer, with a lack of funds hampering progress


Ziggurat extension for Tate

Designed by Herzog & de Meuron, this addition to the museum will provide much needed exhibition space


MoMA reborn with newly expanded building

Taniguchi's addition to the institution has substantially increased the floor space - and the admission prices


The new Imperial War Museum North is a failure—as a museum

Our reporter visits Daniel Libeskind’s latest building in Manchester

Ronald de Leeuw’s Dutch history lesson

The director of the Rijksmuseum is turning the famous museum into an artistic journey through Dutch history, and combining fine and decorative arts


MoMA has chosen three finalists for its renovation project

Bernard Tschumi, Yoshio Taniguchi, and a team of Jacques Herzog and Pierre do Meuron are in the running


Who gets to build MoMA’s expansion?

As disgruntled museum staff strike, America’s most famous museum of modern art is trawling world-wide for a new architect