Museums in the 21st Century: Concepts, Projects, Buildings

Published by Prestel, Munich 2006 (first edition) and 2008 (second edition)


This catalogue accompanies the exhibition ‘Museums in the 21st Century: Concepts, Projects, Buildings‘. It presents the most important trends in museum architecture, illustrated by 27 of the world’s leading museum building projects realized since the turn of the century, thereby documenting the increasing international exchange. All projects are represented by a carefully made selection of sketches and architectural plans, photographs and models, as well as multimedia displays.


Editor: Suzanne Greub


Contributing authors: Shozo Baba, Haig Beck and Jackie Cooper, Werner Blaser, Dana Buntrock, Pippo Ciorra, Christine Gisi, Gottfried Knapp, Kenjiro Hosaka, Philip Jodidio, Jann Kern, Annette LeCuyer, Andres Lepik, Matilda McQuaid, Joan Ockman, Werner Oechslin, Leon Paroissien, Lilian Pfaff, Lionello Puooi, Terence Riley, James S. Russell, Angeli Sachs, Leon van Schaik, Verena M. Schindler, Peter-Klaus Schuster and Moritz Wullen, Werner Sewing, Lewis Sharp and Andrea Fulton,  Hiroyuki Suzuki, Frank R. Werner.


English edition: 232 pages with 402 illustrations, 352 in colour, hardcover 24.5 x 30.5 cm, ISBN 3-7913-3840-8


German edition: 232 Seiten mit 402 Abbildungen, davon 352 in Farbe, gebunden mit Schutzumschlag 24.5 x 30.5 cm, ISBN 3-7913-3839-2


French edition: ISBN 978-3-7913-6110-9

Italian edition: Museum shop only

Danish edition: ISBN 978-3-7913-6110-0

Portuguese edition: ISBN 978-3-7913-6111-6

Norwegian edition: ISBN 978-82-8154-024-8

Chinese edition: ISBN 978-7-5611-4045-1