Archive for the ‘Building Design’ Category

Our Story in Concrete

Posted on April 23rd, 2014

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By: MiaSci

Concrete. The word itself may not initially excite much inspiration – unless you’re one of those who knows something about it. Then the word transforms into a series of interrelated things – Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (“STEAM” in museum-speak). For the construction of the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, the precise science, engineering, […]

Big Brown Water Cisterns Make the Museum Greener

Posted on June 13th, 2013

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By: MiaSci

They are big, they are brown, and they make a difference! The new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science is designed to be one giant exhibit, and this includes the stories of the science and technology involved in its construction. This last week one rather large and vital component was delivered to the site: […]

The New Museum on Channel 7 News!

Posted on February 15th, 2013

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By: MiaSci

Our new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science is making more and more progress at the construction site. On a recent Channel 7 News story, Museum COO Frank Steslow showed 7News around the construction site, talking about the cultural, educational, and economic benefits of the new Museum project, and pointing out some of the amazing […]

The Wall (of the Museum)

Posted on December 19th, 2012

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By: MiaSci

At this stage in the construction process of the new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, the excitement will begin to exponentially increase, as bits and pieces of the final building begin to be seen. This 6 pixel pre-cast panel gives you an idea of what the beautiful exterior walls of the Museum will look […]

It’s Starting to Take Shape

Posted on November 27th, 2012

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By: MiaSci

Even in these stages of the Museum that are all about the foundation, or “all about concrete,” as our building project managers might say, you can still see the beginning stages of some parts of the Museum that will be visible when the building is finished. In the “mock-up area” for example, you can see […]

Illuminating the Planetarium

Posted on September 27th, 2012

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When the new Museum is completed, external illumination of the planetarium sphere will make it a sight to be seen, day or night. Last week, Museum staff met with a team from Electrosonic, and braved lightning, thunder, and rain to test out the projection equipment that will illuminate the planetarium’s exterior after sunset. The team […]