How 15 Anonymous Architects Envision the World's Next Great Museum

The Guggenheim in New York is as famous for its distinctive Frank Lloyd Wright eggshell as it is for its art. Design is a selling point for museums—which may explain why the Guggenheim opened up its search for an architect to design its new Helsinki outpost to the public. The competition ended up being the most… » 10/23/14 9:20am 10/23/14 9:20am

Your Best City Ever! The Proliferation of Self-Help Urbanism

From 2011 to early 2013, the BMW Guggenheim Lab traveled to three cities—New York, Berlin, and Mumbai—holding workshops and events as part of a mobile "urban think tank." The project outlined 100 trends facing each city—300 trends total—that the Lab's organizers think will define the cities of the future. » 10/22/13 12:20pm 10/22/13 12:20pm

An Art Gallery of Destroyed Transformers Is the Funnest Art Thing Ever

On the surface, the Guggenheim Museum in New York is hosting an exhibit for John Chamberlain and his sculptures made from destroyed cars, steel and other wrought metals. Dig a little deeper and you can listen to an audio tour that'll turn the art gallery into something even more awesome: a Decepticon exhibit that… » 5/04/12 3:20pm 5/04/12 3:20pm