Project: Museum of Environmental Science
Location: Guadalajara, Mexico
Designed by Snohetta
University of Guadalajara has selected Snohetta as the winner of the competition to design the new Museum of Environmental Science. For more images and architects description continue after the jump.
The museum will be part of the University's Centro Cultural Universitario (CCU), a cultural district adjacent to the main campus and planned wilderness preserves in Mexico's second most-populous city. The project is scheduled to begin in early 2011 and has a budget for $35 million. Snøhetta's winning design was developed in collaboration with ARUP for structural MEP, sustainability, acoustics and theater planning.