The twenty-first century has ushered in a boom in the design of innovative museums worldwide and an expanding concept of the museum's role and identity. New Museums presents a selection of 27 notable museums built around the world in recent years, each distinguished by its unique architectural design and function. Included are the Schaulager in Basel, by Herzog + de Meuron; the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, Texas, by Renzo Piano; the Great Court at the British Museum in London, by Foster + Partners; and Horiyuji Treasures Gallery in Tokyo, by Yoshio Taniguchi, among others
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Author Biography - Raul A. Barreneche
Raul A Barreneche, a New York-based editor and critic, has been writing about architecture and design for more than 10 years. A former executive editor at Architecture, he writes regularly for The New York Times. He is currently a contributing editor to Metropolitan Home, Travel + Leisure and Architectural Record, and has written for Dwell, House Beautiful, i-D, ELLE Decor, Interior Design and Wallpaper* and other publications. Barreneche is co-author of House: American Houses for the New Century (2001), and author of Tropical Modern (2003).