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Design & Emotion 2014
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The DesignPhiladelphia Festival, an annual event of the Philadelphia Center for Architectu
Biomuseo designed by Frank Gehry opens in Panama to celebrate country's biodiversity
Positioned at the Pacific mouth of the Panama Canal, the Biomuseo designed by Frank Gehry is the architect's first foray into Latin America. Celebrating Panama's unique biodiversity and role in the development of both regional and global natural history, the museum is the culmination of work by an international team of architects, designers and members of the scientific community.
Biomuseo is promoted by The Amador Foundation, a Panamanian non-profit organisation, and is uniquely affiliated with the Smithsonian Institute whose experts, along with those from the University of Panama, have curated the scientific content. The conceptual design of the museum’s galleries is the work of leading design firm Bruce Mau Design.
Gehry, whose spouse is Panamanian, insisted from the outset that the building must have a significant function as well as being a national iconic. The building aims