Royal British Columbia Museum

Victoria, Canada. 2028

John McAslan + Partners is masterplanning the strategic development of the celebrated but experientially outdated Royal British Columbia Museum, which was founded in 1886 and possesses more than 7 million historic objects, artefacts and records, and a major First Nations Collection. The Museum and its impressive harbourside site have suffered from ad hoc extensions, which have compromised the museum's public pulling-power as well as the quality of the visitor experience. The practice’s proposals, which include the design of a new state-of-the-art collections tower, rationalise the programming of the site and its buildings to define a visitor-friendly and forward-looking environment, creating the impetus to carry the Museum into the future with renewed cultural dynamism.

John McAslan + Partners. Royal British Columbia Museum. Artist's Impression. Interior.
John McAslan + Partners. Royal British Columbia Museum. Artist's Impression. Interior.
John McAslan + Partners. Royal British Columbia Museum. Artist's Impression. Interior.