Gallery: Snøhetta Selected To Design Garden-Filled Museum in Guadalajar...


Snøhetta was given an early Christmas present earlier this month when they were selected to design the new Museum of Environmental Sciences at the University of Guadalajara. Beating out esteemed competitors Shigeru Ban, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Smiljan Radic, and Mauricio Rocha, the New York office of the Norwegian firm will tackle the new project quickly with construction expected to start in early 2011. Organic shapes, courtyards, occuli, and gardens will form the shape of the museum situated along the University’s Centro Cultural Universitario (CCU), a cultural district next to the main campus.

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  1. Holcim Awards January 3, 2011 at 3:57 pm

    I love their work. They do a great job of creating contemporary architecture that is well integrated into the surrounding context while addressing environmental sustainability.

    Check out the Holcim Awards for other inspiring sustainable projects. Submit your creative ideas today!

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