One Thousand Museum: Building an “Exoskeleton” Skyscraper | The B1M

One Thousand Museum: Building an “Exoskeleton” Skyscraper | The B1M

MIAMI’S latest skyscraper looks like no other. Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, the distinctive 62-storey residential tower is situated on Biscayne Boulevard and features the architect’s signature curved forms. But these sinuous shapes are far from aesthetic flourishes, they are in fact the building’s structure – this tower has an exoskeleton. Named “One Thousand Museum”…Continue reading One Thousand Museum: Building an “Exoskeleton” Skyscraper | The B1M

Achieving a Complex and Ambitious Museum in Record Time

Achieving a Complex and Ambitious Museum in Record Time

[intro music] At 430,000 square feet, Museum of the Bible is among the largest museums in Washington, DC. Its design is as complex as its scale is large. It’s a very very difficult process when you’re dealing with a 100-year-old building. Consisting of a historic 1920’s era warehouse building, a 1980’s addition mid-block, and a…Continue reading Achieving a Complex and Ambitious Museum in Record Time