New York Times — “American Museum of Natural History Plans an Addition”

December 11, 2014

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.

“The American Museum of Natural History, a sprawling hodgepodge of a complex occupying nearly four city blocks, is planning another major transformation, this time along Columbus Avenue: a $325 million, six-story addition designed to foster the institution’s expanding role as a center for scientific research and education.”

“The museum chose Ms. Gang, Ms. Futter said, because she designs ‘on a human scale’ and has demonstrated ‘an acute sensitivity and sensibility about the relationship of nature to the built environment in an urban setting.’”

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