With its glittering envelope of 8.1 million yellow ceramic tiles the new building is a landmark attraction in the ethnically diverse residential neighborhood of Crown Heights.
The new California Academy of Sciences houses the Kimball Natural History Museum, Steinhart Aquarium and Morrison Planetarium, along with eight scientific research departments and over 20 million scientific specimens.
FiftyTwoDegrees is the realisation of the first phase of a large-scale master plan surrounding the Neerbosscheweg. The 86 meter tall tower stands on a slope and is fluidly yet excitingly absorbed into surrounding Goffert Park.
Few museum projects anywhere have as much potential for great success as the new Miami Art Museum; already an international arts destination, with a unique role as a crossroads of North and South America.
Iwan Baan: Contemporary Architectural Photographs
London, United Kingdom
On view: November 11, 2008 - December 11, 2008
The exhibition showcases recent architectural photography by the young and increasingly influential Dutch photographer Iwan Baan.