A Peek at SFMOMA's Expansion

Design News 02.19.13

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The latest renderings of San Francisco's Museum of Modern Art expansion show firm Snøhetta adding a 10-story concrete tower behind the original museum. The addition will add about 130,000 square feet in new exhibition space. By adding terraces, indoor/outdoor galleries, and admissions-free zones, the museum will be open to the street and allow for more art-filled public space. The expansion is scheduled to be completed in 2016.

In other news, Kickstarter's new app has an Instagram feel, and floating schools are built in flood-prone Nigeria. See the headlines after the jump.

Check Out The Latest SFMOMA Renderings! | Architizer
Kickstarter’s New Mobile App Feels Like Instagram For A Reason | Co.Design
A Floating School That Won’t Flood | Co.Exist

(Image: Snøhetta)

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