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Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize︎
Nelson Atkins Case Study Model

Exhibited at the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize Exhibition

Completed at the Illinois Institute of Technology
2014



Interpretive model of the Nelson-Atkins museum in Kansas City used in a dialog with designer Chris McVoy of Steven Holl Architects. Simple massing of the existing museum is made of limestone while the massing of the addition is represented in plaster. A vacuumed-formed plastic landscape reveals the rhizomatic nature of the addition underground.


Study Model
Planning the Limestone Cut
Completing the Joining of the Two Forms

Final Model With Vacuum Formed Site



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