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Museo Soumaya – Mexico City, Mexico

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Building: Museo Soumaya
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Architect: LAR / Fernando Romero
Structural Engineers: Arup/Gehry
Completed: 2011
Manufacturer: Geometrica

AEInterest: Shell is constructed of 28 curved steel columns of different sizes and diameters, facade is made of translucent concrete (airy but solid material) that filters light, skin made of  hexagonal aluminum modules to optimize conservation and durability, ceiling suspended from a cantilever

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Written by Laith Quntar

September 15, 2014 at 4:37 pm

Posted in Built

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