Sketch model
Sketch model

The idea is to strengthen the great longitudinal sense that exists on the island, which links the north to the south through the 50 blocks of Broadway Avenue, from uptown Manhattan with cultural landmarks such as the American Museum of Natural History and the Lincoln Center passing first through midtown Manhattan.

West End View
West End View

Located at the tip of the island, on a pier projecting from Battery Park. This will function not only as an architectural landmark but also as space to celebrate the new urban dynamic of global multiculturalism and interracial harmony of the 21st century. To take advantage of being built on the water and out of the shadows of the tall buildings in the city the outside of the building was cover in solar cells to capture as much renewable energy as possible.

Massing model
Massing model

This model was to help to show how the building stretch itself from the water to the land.

West View of massing model
West View of massing model

The model shows how the masses starts in the water and allows itself to stretch all the way on to the land as if it was reaching for NYC.

Walking up view
Walking up view

This is a view that would be seen when you are walking up to the museum from the city.

Site View
Site View

This site view shows how the museum starts off in the water and ends up on land.

Entry interior View
Entry interior View

This is a view of the general space once you walk in. This would be an area where there would be historical information posted all around.

Gallery area view
Gallery area view

This is space in the building where you would find many images of peoples amazing journeys to the United States.

Restaurant View onto river
Restaurant View onto river

This would be a view from the restaurant that would give views that over look the river and the cities on the other side of the river.

Floor Plan first floor
Floor Plan first floor
Floor Plan third floor
Floor Plan third floor
Floor Plan roof top
Floor Plan roof top
Section West-East
Section West-East
Section North-South
Section North-South
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