Engineering Solutions and Construction Challenges of the Modern Wing

January 2, 2009

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The complex expansion of the Modern Wing tackles age-old museum design issues in innovative new ways. Bridget Bush, project manager for the Rise Group, discusses engineering solutions that allow the Modern Wing to effectively use natural and artificial light, regulate temperature, control humidity, and more. You'll also hear about the construction challenges presented in building and connecting a new addition to a fully operational museum.

 

Recorded Friday, January 02, 2009 at The Art Institute of Chicago.