NYT Looks at Green Building Practices in Museum Construction

March 16th, 2016

University of California, Berkeley, Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, via NYTThe New York Times looks at recent trends towards sustainability in museum construction and renovation, including the use of repurposed or receycled material in recent projects like The Whitney and The University of California, Berkeley, Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.  “At its very fundamental core, this is a project about sustainability,” says Lawrence Rinder, the director of UC Berkley’s museum. “At a philosophical level, it was about the sustainability of our institution — we were in a seismologically unsound building and had to move to preserve our collection and our audience and our programming.”

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