Art Museum designed by Zaha Hadid gets clearance for construction
on Thursday,December 17,2009 22:12
When Michigan State University sought out architects to design its new Eli and Edythe broad art museum, Zaha Hadid may have been a bold choice. The British Iraqi designer has a unique sensibility when it comes to form and function that is not typical of traditionalist viewers.
After months of financial and conventional debate, the designs have finally been approved, and construction on the new museum will break ground on March 16, 2010.
The museum was made possible through a $26 million donation from MSU alumnus and noted philanthropist Eli Broad and his wife Edythe. The structure will take 23 months to construct, placing its completion date in mid 2012.
Hadid''s design, a sort of asymmetrical rhombus comprised of steel and glass, was the winner of an international competition that ran through 2008. The artist herself is a Pritzker Prize winning architect, the first woman ever to achieve the honor, and a veteran of many international design competition, contributing plans to both the One-north Masterplan in Singapore and the City Casino in Basel, Switzerland.
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