January 11, 2017
“Architect Jeanne Gang of Chicago-based Studio Gang and exhibition designer Ralph Appelbaum unveiled their latest designs for the new Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation. Focusing on the museum’s interior spaces, Gang and Appelbaum shared plans for the new Insectarium, Butterfly Vivarium, Invisible World’s Immersive Theater, and newly revealed Collection Core.”
“Leaders of the Landmarks Preservation Commission lauded a proposal by the American Museum of Natural History to create a new science center and renovate its surrounding park, giving their full support.
The Commission’s chairwoman, Meenakshi Srinivasan, called the proposed Gilder Center a ‘stunning piece of architecture’ and an ‘absolutely wonderful addition.’”
New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman took a look at the Studio Gang–designed Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation at the American Museum of Natural History.
The New York Times reports the American Museum of Natural History has selected Studio Gang to design the Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education and Innovation, an addition which will feature exhibitions, labs, and theaters.