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PARKHOTEL MONDSCHEIN

A Rich Cultural History Combined with a Refined Design Aesthetic at this Modern Luxe Hotel

FUFU KYOTO

An Intimate Luxury Hotel that Entwines Traditional Japanese Dining, Architecture and Hospitality with Modern Elegance

JACQUEMUS PARIS

A Pure Interior Led By Playfulness and Surprise

The Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre

The Charred-Brick 'Black Box' Presenting The Beauty Of Theatre & Performance

GAIA

British Artist Luke Jerram’s Explores The Vastness of Our Earth

Honouring ISSEY MIYAKE

The Legacy Remains: Merging Art & Fashion, East & West, Tradition & Technical Innovation

UNITED PLACES BOTANIC GARDENS

Local and Luxurious, A Melbourne Boutique Hotel That Gets It Right

Naoshima Ryokan ROKA

Designed by Okayama-based studio Nottuo, a New Modern Stay on Japan’s ‘Art Island’

Restaurang ÄNG

NORM Architects Creates A Light-Filled Glasshouse For The Michelin-Starred Restaurant

JAPANESE CRAFTSMANSHIP: BAMBOO WEAVING

In The Quiet Backstreets Of Kyoto's South Higashiya, Find A Master Craftsman

HOMME PLISSÉ ISSEY MIYAKE SS23

As Ever, The Joy Of Movement & Ease of Pleats Prevails

Serpentine Pavilion 2022

Artist Theaster Gates Designs the 21st Pavilion

BRUT-AL

Argentinian-Australian Designer Alexander Lotersztain's Ode to Brutalism

Serpentine Pavilions 2000-2021

A Champ Online Retrospective Of Two Decades of The Radical Architectural Event

PURE FORM

The Art Gallery of South Australia Presents Japan's Avant-Garde Ceramics

KABIRA & KANGRI

The Beauty Of Indian Textile Craftsmanship In ISSEY MIYAKE Sub-Brand HaaT's SS22 Collection

Aspen Art Museum

A monumental 33,000 sq2 museum designed by Shigeru Ban

May, 2017

Located amongst the Rocky Mountains of the Colorado landscape, lies the captivating Aspen Art Museum. Although founded in 1979, it is a recently re-built art museum & exhibition space, designed by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban.

The natural wooden lattice-like structure seems to complement the surrounding landscape, occupying 33,000 square feet over four floors. A perfect harmony between nature & architecture, allowing a generous flow of natural light and air throughout the entire building. Almost as an experiential artwork in itself, the light adjusts each space throughout the course of the day of course depending on season and location.

Showcasing a wide range of local and international artists of varied media: Ernesto Neto, Cai Guo-Qiang, Teresita Fernandez, Tom Sachs and Sarah Lucas to name a few.

The clever and unique positioning is not to be underestimated, and a sensibility and sense from Japanese architect and prestigous Pritzer Prize Award Winner (2014), Shigeru Ban. An equally captivating architectural structure that only complete this year, it is a complement to the Museum’s early beginnings and previous location in a converted 7,500 sq foot former hydro-electric plant. A fantastic location seeking to “engage audiences in thought-provoking experiences of art, culture and society.”

Aspen Art Museum
637 East Hyman Avenue,
Aspen, CO 81611, United States

May, 2017