Archive for the ‘Construction’ Category

The Gulf Stream Tank – Water and Concrete

Posted on June 2nd, 2014

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By: MiaSci

How impressive is the Gulf Stream Tank at our new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science (even before it’s finished)? Let us count the ways. 5 million Pounds of concrete needed to form the Living Core building, which houses the Gulf Stream aquarium tank 12 hours Amount of time to pour that concrete (over […]

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, […]

What’s Cool About Concrete?

Posted on January 20th, 2014

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By: MiaSci

The answer to the question in the title is: a whole lot more than you may think. Concrete is literally part of the structure and foundation of all the fun and fascinating experiences that will take place in and around our new, state-of-the-art  Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science. But concrete itself is fascinating, […]

Shape and Design at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science

Posted on May 10th, 2013

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By: MiaSci

Shapes are emerging. The design of the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, with its full sphere of the planetarium, the curve and slope of the future Living Core aquarium, and the rectangular bar-shaped buildings, is spectacularly unique. At the construction site of our new Museum, these shapes are becoming more apparent, and looking more like […]

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 […]

A Tour of the Construction Site by President/CEO Gillian Thomas

Posted on February 7th, 2013

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By: MiaSci

This week, Gillian Thomas, President and CEO of the Miami Science Museum, took the Miami Herald on a tour of the construction site of our upcoming Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science. The excitement is building, as the Museum is starting to literally come up out of the ground! Click here for the grand […]