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

December 11, 2014

“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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