About Zaha Hadid's Broad Art Museum
Design: Zaha Hadid with Patrik Schumache
Size: 495,140 square feet (46,000 square meters)
Construction Materials: steel and concrete with pleated stainless steel and glass exterior
On the campus of Michigan State University, the Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum can look shark-like when viewed from different angles. "In all our work, we first investigate and research landscape, topography and circulation, to ascertain and understand critical lines of connection. By extending these lines to form our design, the building is truly embedded into its surroundings.
Source: Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum Zaha Hadid Architects website. Accessed November 14, 2012.
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