OMA started from scratch unveils a bigger, newer New Museum for NYC

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Architects
OMA. Lead design architect.- OMA New York. Partner.- Shohei Shigematsu. Associate.- Jake Forster. Project architect.- Jackie Woon Bae, Ninoslav Krgovic.
Team
Richard Nelson-Chow, Clement Mathieu, Kaegan Walsh, Jan Casimir, Carly Dean, Vincent Parlatore, Tamara Jamil
Collaborators
Executive architect.- Cooper Robertson. Project and cost management.- Gardner and Theobald. Pre-design services. F.J. Sciame Construction, co., inc. Structural engineer.- ARUP. Mechanical systems.- ARUP. Façade.- Front. Geotechnical.- Langan. Civil engineer.- Philip Habib & Associates. Graphics.- 2×4.
Client
New Museum
Program
Total square footage of new building. Museum/Gallery – Education.- 5,732m² (61,699 sf). Galleries.- 10,096 sf. NEW INC.- 5,079 sf. Education/artist studio.- 2,896 sf. Total gallery space in both 235 and 231 bowery.- 20,710 sf. Total square footage of existing + expansion.- 115,277 sf.
Status
Groundbreaking 2020. Expected completion 2022. 1977 - New Museum founded by Marcia Tucker, headquartered in an office in the Fine Arts Building, 105 Hudson Street. 1978 - 1983 New Museum operates out of Graduate Center of the New School for Social Research, 65 Fifth Avenue. 1983 - 2004 - New Museum moves to a space in the Astor Building, 583 Broadway. December 2007 - New Museum opens it new building at 235 Bowery, designed by SANAA. September 2008 - Adjacent building at 231 Bowery acquired by the New Museum. 2008 to 2019 Building at 231 Bowery used for range of purposes, including galleries, archives, studio space, and office space for NEW INC, Rhizome, and IdeasCity. October 2017 - OMA / Shohei Shigematsu and Rem Koolhaas announced as architects for new building June 2019 Plans shared for the new building, and major gift announced.
Location
231 Bowery in Lower Manhattan. NYC. USA

OMA. Office for Metropolitan Architecture

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) is a leading international partnership practicing architecture, urbanism, and cultural analysis. OMA's buildings and masterplans around the world insist on intelligent forms while inventing new possibilities for content and everyday use. OMA is led by ten partners – Rem Koolhaas, Ellen van Loon, Reinier de Graaf, Shohei Shigematsu, Iyad Alsaka, David Gianotten, Chris van Duijn, Ippolito Pestellini Laparelli, Jason Long and Michael Kokora – and maintains offices in Rotterdam, New York, Beijing, Hong Kong, Doha and Dubai.

OMA-designed buildings currently under construction include Taipei Performing Arts Centre, Qatar National Library, Qatar Foundation Headquarters, Bibliothèque Multimédia à Vocation Régionale in Caen, Fondation d’Entreprise Galeries Lafayette in Paris, Bryghusprojektet in Copenhagen, Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec, and Faena Arts Center in Miami.

OMA's recently completed projects include Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow (2015); Fondazione Prada in Milan (2015); G-Star Headquarters in Amsterdam (2014); Shenzhen Stock Exchange (2013); De Rotterdam, a large mixed-use tower in the Netherlands (2013); CCTV Headquarters in Beijing (2012); New Court, the headquarters for Rothschild Bank in London (2011); Milstein Hall at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York (2011); and Maggie's Centre, a cancer care centre in Glasgow (2011). Earlier buildings include Casa da Música in Porto (2005), Seattle Central Library (2004), and Netherlands Embassy in Berlin (2003).

 

Shohei Shigematsu

Shohei Shigematsu born in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan in 1973. In 1996 graduated from the Department of Architecture at Kyushu University. Studying at the Berlage Institute in Amsterdam. He became an associate since 2004.joined OMA in 1998 and became a partner in 2008. He has led the office in New York since 2006. Sho's designs for cultural venues include the Quebec National Beaux Arts Museum and the Faena Arts Center in Miami Beach, as well as direct collaborations with artists, including Cai Guo Qiang, Marina Abramovic and Kanye West. Sho is currently designing a number of luxury, high rise towers in San Francisco, New York, and Miami, as well as a mixed-use complex in Santa Monica. His engagement with urban conditions around the world include a new civic center in Bogota, Colombia; a post-Hurricane Sandy, urban water strategy for New Jersey; and a food hub in Louisville, Kentucky. He is a design critic at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, where he is conducting a research studio entitled Alimentary Design, investigating the intersection of food, architecture and urbanism.

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