The Morgan Library & Museum, New York
Renovation, transformation and extension of historically landmarked buildings – dating from the late 19th and early 20th Centuries – containing a 300-seat auditorium, as well as exhibition and library spaces. Landmarked buildings.
Nieuwbouw Renovatie/Transformatie The Morgan Library & Museum www.themorgan.org
Locatie New York, USA. Landmarked buildings.
Bouwkosten $70 million (approximately 56 million €).
Periode Start of design: 2001. Opening of the renovated and enlarged facility including the new auditoriums: May 2006.
Opdrachtgever Pierpont Morgan Library.
Architect(en) Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Genoa/Paris www.rpbw.com
Theateradviseur(s) David Harvey, Harvey Marshall Berling Associates, New York hmb-a.com
Capaciteit 300-seat auditorium, exhibition spaces, public piazza, reading rooms and offices. Total area 8 000 m².
Gebruik Auditorium: concerts, recitals, projections, conferences. Public Piazza: opening receptions, conferences and lectures, café. Exhibitions and reading rooms.
Werkzaamheden Basic and acoustical concept; acoustical and theatre planning consulting throughout the project. Close collaboration with the architect for the new auditorium design.
Adviseur(s) Eckhard Kahle, Kahle Acoustics. In collaboration with David Harvey, Harvey Marshall Berling Associates, New York (for audiovisual and theatre equipment design).