Glass Steel Stone: The Building:  Glass Steel Stone: The Building

Learn what’s behind the design of the Buffalo AKG with lead designing architect Shohei Shigematsu of OMA New York, as he shares the vision that inspired the new and refreshed campus.

Featured Voices: 

• Shohei Shigematsu, Partner at OMA North America 
• Roscoe Henderson III, Officer, Buffalo Police Department  
• Olafur Eliasson, artist, Studio Other Spaces 
• Sebastian Behmann, architect, Studio Other Spaces 

A large glass building at sunset

The Vision

A large glass museum building at sunset

The Double-Height Gallery

Extremely tall gallery walls with abstract paintings hung up

Hiding in Plain Sight

A dark colorful wall mural along a staircase

The Veil

An open indoor terrace with large angled windows

The Conversation

A museum campus at dusk


A large gallery with floor to ceiling windows

The Bridge

A glass bridge with a tree behind it

Community Skyline

Aerial view of a park and museum campus

View to Common Sky

Aerial view of a museum building and a building with a glass canopy roof