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Michael Moran/OTTO

ARCHITECTURE MERIT

SCULPTURECENTER
ANDREW BERMAN ARCHITECT
NEW YORK, NY

In 2001 the SculptureCenter purchased a cavernous early 20thcentury former trolley repair shop. It was repurposed and redesigned
as a kunsthalle-style art space for contemporary sculpture by artist and
designer Maya Lin, with the understanding that a future expansion
would be necessary. The center reopened in 2014 in its renovated and
expanded space. By adding 2,000 square feet to the existing 6,000
square feet of interior exhibition space and 3,000 square feet of outdoor
exhibition space, the museum increased programming by 25%.
Complementing the original brick and steel building, a series of
16-foot-high Cor-Ten steel panels form the building's new, welcoming
façade. Behind the façade, a new 1,500-square-foot entry courtyard
links the new building and the existing structure, while providing space
for outdoor exhibitions and events. The addition contains an entry
lobby, a ticketing area, a bookshop, a coatroom, restroom facilities, and
gallery spaces. The project improved the exhibition spaces and circulation, and brought the building into compliance with the American
Disabilities Act by adding a new elevator and egress stairs. These
modifications allowed for the cellar-level vault spaces under the main
hall to be renovated for exhibit spaces. The addition on the ground
and cellar levels creates a circuit of galleries from the lobby, laterally to
the main hall, downstairs to the vaults of the cellar, and then back up
through the new building to the point of arrival. The small, new building has allowed the larger original structure to expand and give itself
over completely to gallery space. When the work began, the building
was surrounded by other industrial properties; now it is flanked by glass
residential towers, giving it an even more important presence. The project was awarded and administered through the NYC Department of
Design and Construction Design Excellence Program.

Andrew Berman Architect Design Team
Andrew Berman, FAIA, Dan Misri, Vinci So, Mi Jung Lim
Collaborators
Gilsanz Murray Steficek, Jenkins & Huntington,
Altieri Sebor Wieber, DDC, J Callahan Consulting,
Neil Donnelly, Construction Specifications, Nasco
Construction Services, Adams Developers Enterprises

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Oculus - Summer 2017 Design Awards

Letter from the President
Introduction
Best in Competition
De Maria Pavilion
Main: East Side Lofts
INTERIORS Honor
The Met Breuer
PROJECTS Honor
Re-Envisioning Branch Libraries Design Study
The Gowanus Canal Sponge Park Pilot
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