About the Project
The project will more than double the number of artworks the museum can display at any given time.
The Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) is a leading international partnership practicing architecture, urbanism, and cultural analysis. With offices in Rotterdam, New York, Beijing, Hong Kong, and Dubai, OMA has created buildings and masterplans around the world that insist on intelligent forms while inventing new possibilities. OMA New York was established in 2001 to oversee projects in the Americas.
Shohei Shigematsu, Partner at OMA North America, has led the firm’s diverse portfolio in the Americas for the past decade. Shigematsu’s designs for cultural venues include a new building for the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, a multi-purpose venue for Faena’s Miami Beach district, and an event space for the Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles.
Gilbane Building Company provides a full slate of construction and facilities-related services—from pre-construction planning and integrated consulting capabilities to comprehensive construction management, general contracting, design-build, and facility management services—for clients across various markets. Founded in 1870 and still a privately held, family-owned company, Gilbane has more than 45 office locations worldwide.
Since 1949, Gilbane has been delivering construction services in New York State for clients across various market sectors, including commercial office, multi-unit and high rise residential, cultural, education, healthcare, public sector, mission critical, and science and technology.