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BUILDING
 
 
American Folk Art Museum
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DESIGNER
 
 
Tod Williams Billie Tsien
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MATERIALS
 
bronze
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LOCATION
 
Continent
North America
Nation
United States
State
New York
Metropolitan area
New York City
County
New York
Town
New York - Manhattan
Borough
Manhattan
Address
45 West 53rd Street - New York NY 10019
 
 
Telephone
+1.212.265.1040
Fax
+1.212.265.2350
Website
E-mail
info@folkartmuseum.org
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Museums and buildings for exhibitions
Ethnographic museums
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1998 - 1999    
Realisation
1999 - 2002
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AWARDS
 
2003
NYACE Engineering Excellence
2002
AIA National Honor
2002
AIA Design Award, New York City
2002
Arup World Architecture
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Elisabetta G. Mapelli, "Museo dell'Arte Popolare Americana a New York, USA/The American Folk Art Museum, New York, USA", L'industria delle costruzioni 371, maggio-giugno/may-june 2003 [Architettura dei musei], pp. 52-59
"American Folk Art Museum (Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects)", Casabella 706/707, dicembre-gennaio/december-january 2002/2003, pp. 128-135
"Museum of American Folk Art, New York, USA 2001 (Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects)", A+U 2002/10, ottobre/october 2002 [Skin Architecture], pp. 40-45
Rowan Moore, "Duro come una roccia/The rock in a hard place", Domus 846, marzo/march 2002, "Servizi/Features" pp. 30-43
Philip Jodidio, Architecture Now! vol.2, Taschen, Köln 2002, pp. 348-351
Arquitectura Viva 76, gennaio-febbraio/january-february 2001 [Corazon de neon: americanos europeos reinventan Nueva York/Neon heart: Americans and Europeans reinvent New York], "Edificios: proyectos y realizaciones/Building: proyects and realizations" pp. 62-63
2G 9, 1999 [Williams Tsien obras/Williams Tsien works], pp. 118-123
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CLIENT
 
 
The Museum of American Folk Art - Gerard C. Wertkin (director)
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Dimensions
site m. 30 x 12
Floors
8 levels
5 aboveground
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STRUCTURES
 
 
Severud Associates
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STAFF
 
Associate architect
Helfand Myerberg Guggenheimer Architects
Principal-in-charge
Peter Guggenheimer (Helfand Myerberg Guggenheimer Architects)
Project architect
Matthew Baird (Tod Williams Billie Tsien)
Jennifer Stevenson (Helfand Myerberg Guggenheimer Architects)
Design team
Phillip Ryan, Jennifer Rae Turner, Keith Watson, Nina Hollein, Vivian Wang, Hana Kassem, Kyra Clarkson, Andy Kim, William Vincent, Leslie Hanson
Structural consultant
Severud Associates
Ed Messina (principal), Brian Falconer (project manager)
Property management
Seamus Hency & Associates
Seamus Hency (principal), Tom McClai, Kristen Solury
Systems
Ambrosini, DePinto & Schmeider
Dominick DePinto (principal), Dennis Michel (project manager), Rich Goodman (mechanical), Vincent Leahy (electrical), Tom Sangiorgi (plumbing)
Geotechnical
Geotechnical Engineering, U.R.S. Greiner
Woodward Clyde, Melvin I. Esrig
Lighting engineer
Renfro Design Group
Richard Renfro (principal), Rebecca Malkin, Robert Guglielmetti
Exhibition design
Ralph Appelbaum and Associates
Ulrich Desert, Melanie Ide
Audiovisual design
Shen, Milsom & Wilke, Inc.
Robert Eastman, Telecommunications - Terrence Gibson
Graphic design
Pentagram Design
Deborah Short, Woody Pirtle
Contractor
Pavarini Construction Company
Chris Steinmann (superintendent), Dorothea Sepulveda (assistant project manager), Eric Shine (clerk), Michael Malanafe (project manager)
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