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Schwartz Besnosoff & SO Architecture Unveil Plans For Jerusalem’s New Museum of Nature and Science

Posted By Ana Lisa On March 7, 2013 @ 2:00 pm In Air quality,Architecture,Daylighting,Design,Environment,Green Roof | No Comments

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According to the architects, the new Museum of Nature and Science in Jerusalem [1] will be an open structure capable of communicating with the surrounding environment. It will consist of a series of interconnected single-story buildings with large windows that will flood the interior with natural light. Each space will be flexible and adaptable to change, and each will have a different atmosphere according to the exhibit.

There will be galleries, offices, a conference center, study areas, labs and even a planetarium [2] inside. A green roof [3], themed parks and even a climbing wall will be installed, and a water cascade will drop from the roof flowing as a canal that will go through different sections creating a brilliant visual attraction and bringing light and humidity into the building.

+ Schwartz Besnosoff  [4]

+ SO Architecture [5]

Via Arch Daily [6]

Photos by Schwartz Besnosoff [4] + SO Architecture [5]

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URLs in this post:

[1] Jerusalem: http://inhabitat.com/loop-a-multifunctional-piece-of-furniture-that-can-be-a-chair-chaise-bookshelf-or-table/

[2] planetarium: http://inhabitat.com/buenos-aires-spectacular-planetario-galileo-galilei-sparkles-with-thousands-of-leds/

[3] green roof: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_roof

[4] + Schwartz Besnosoff : http://www.arch-sb.com/

[5] + SO Architecture: http://www.soarch.co.il/

[6] Arch Daily: http://www.archdaily.com/339751/museum-of-nature-and-science-winning-proposal-schwartz-besnosoff-so-architecture/

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