Five designs in contention for $30 million art museum
On 18 July, five architects presented their conceptual designs for a new $30 million art museum to be built at the Michigan State University in East Lansing. Those firms are Coop Himmelb(l)au of Vienna and Los Angeles; Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates of New York; Zaha Hadid of London; Randall Stout Architects of Los Angeles; and Morphosis of Los Angeles.
The University plans to select an architect in September. Groundbreaking for the new museum is planned for the fall of 2008 with completion anticipated in 2010.
Main image: Morphosis
Thumbnails from left to right: Zaha Hadid, Randall Stout, Coop Himmelb(l)au, KPF and Morphosis.
WAN US Correspondent