If you like UFOs and you like architecture, then you'll love the design for The Art Museum Strongoli. This out-of-this-world building will be constructed on top of the Motta Grande, overlooking the city of Calabria, Italy.
The work was the vision of the Austrian firm Coop Himmelb(l)au.
Implications - Architects continually push design boundaries to create landmark edifices, especially for public buildings. From the Louvre to MoMA, museums are among the most instantly recognizable architectural wonders in any city. Inspired by the recession and dismal economy, many designers chose to play on apocalyptic themes of doom, chaos and the unknown to add visual interest and make their mark on the local community.
More Stats +/-
Multitasking Retail Spaces
Collaborative Mobile Art
Ancient Column Closet
Self-Tinting Contact Lenses
Water Bottle Security Cameras
Free 2018 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.
The Art Museum Strongoli in Calabria, Italy
- By: CowbagMar 28, 2009 Updated: Mar 24 2011