Nothing makes us extra excited to rise up and go than placing collectively our annual Hot List, now in its twenty seventh 12 months. This curated assortment of the world’s finest new lodges, cruises, eating places, cultural locations, and transportation initiatives is a labor of affection for our world group, which spends the 12 months researching, visiting, and vetting the entries to deliver you a definitive listing of locations whose fashion, ethos, and repair set new requirements for hospitality. Suppose shiny new high-design establishments displaying among the world’s most recognizable artwork, and a newly wild stretch of gardens that is greenifying one Southeast Asian mega metropolis. All that’s left is so that you can resolve the place you’re going first. Right here, the seven finest new museums and cultural areas on the earth, recent off of this 12 months’s Scorching Record.
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Sydney Fashionable Undertaking
100 and fifty years after opening its doorways, the Art Gallery of New South Wales has obtained a significant redevelopment and enlargement. Probably the most notable addition to the establishment, which has traditionally targeted on European artworks, is the Sydney Modern Project, which practically doubled the museum’s sq. footage. Designed by the Japanese structure agency SANAA, the stand-alone constructing contains the Yiribana Gallery, an area devoted to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artwork. —Rebecca Misner
Doha Museum of Islamic Artwork
When the I. M. Pei–designed Museum of Islamic Art first opened in 2008, simply months earlier than Pei’s 92nd birthday, it was the primary main challenge in Qatar to set architecture-loving hearts aflutter. Now, after an in depth enhancement challenge, its dramatic inside areas are trying higher than ever. Spanning 1,400 years of historical past, the museum’s galleries have been reimagined and reinstalled, introducing new customer trails and child-friendly sources in addition to greater than 1,000 newly conserved or acquired objects displayed for the primary time. There’s additionally a brand new gallery exploring the constructing’s creation story, which charts Pei’s journeys by way of the Islamic world earlier than he lastly settled on the fountain at Cairo’s Ibn Tulun Mosque as his inspiration for the museum. —Nicola Chilton
DesignMuseum Denmark — Copenhagen
Constructing a museum from scratch is a Herculean endeavor, however renewing a legacy museum is not any simple feat both. Final summer season, the DesignMuseum Denmark reopened its doorways after a two-year renovation, its most exhaustive because it launched its Ivar Bentsen and Kaare Klint–designed areas to the general public in 1926. This reimagining, helmed by the native agency OEO Studio, imbues the historic constructing with up to date concepts however leaves room for Klint and Bentsen’s legacy, from the classic lamps that line the rooms to the tiny design particulars seen in each nook, even the locker rooms. That juxtaposition of conventional craftsmanship and fashionable issues can be evident within the museum’s shows: Its historic collections (tsubas, snuffboxes, and loads of chairs) sit alongside exhibitions that tackle up to date world challenges like local weather change. Lastly, no go to is full with out an amble by way of the museum’s courtyard backyard, with its linden bushes and sculptures, and a go to to its present store, filled with books and ceramics you’ll need in your residence. —Arati Menon