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Self-constructing robot museum in the works Turkish design bureau

the building's steel facade

Melike Altinisik Architects

and sidewalk assembled

(MAA) have been selected

by a "team" of robots.

to build a museum of robot-

In a description of

ics with components that

the project on the Seoul

"construct themselves".

Metropolitan Government's

Located in Seoul, the future

website, MAA said: "Led by a

Robot Science Museum (RSM),

building information modelling

which will have a globular as

(BIM) system, robots will

opposed to orthogonal form

assemble, weld, and polish

to provide a "wide range of

the hyperbolic metal plates.

possibilities for connection with

"Another team of robots

urban orientation and public

will 3D print concrete for the

spaces", will rise four storeys

surrounding landscape."

and comprise three exhibition

The firm added: "We believe

areas, a museum shop,

that the combination of robotic

offices, and a seminar room.

construction and 3D printing

The attraction's inaugural

is the future of the building

exhibition – devised to

industry. It gives the architect

support RSM's objective

more freedom to invent."

to promote and celebrate

■■The Robot Science Museum (RSM) is taking shape in Seoul

Construction on RSM is

scientific innovation – will

slated to begin in 2020

be both performative and

and conclude in 2022.

educational, and will see

More: http://lei.sr/c8F3y_T

We believe that the combination of robotic construction and 3D printing is the future of the building industry Melike Altinisik Architects

reopening

New York's reimagined MoMA to open its doors in October The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York has announced that it will close this summer and reopen with expanded exhibition spaces on 21 October 2019. Designed by New York architecture practice Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R), the museum will feature more than 40,000 sq ft (3,716 sq m) of galleries.

■■The musem will close temporarily in the summer

The renovation will see the museum gain

The real value of this expansion is not just more space, but space that lets us rethink the experience of art in MoMA Glenn D. Lowry ©Cybertrek 2019 AM 1 2019

street-level display rooms, a second-floor

MoMA," said Glenn D. Lowry director

learning platform, and a multimedia studio

at MoMA. "We have an opportunity

for performances and presentations.

to re-energise and expand upon our

"Inspired by Alfred Barr’s original vision

founding mission – to welcome everyone

to be an experimental museum in New

to experience MoMA as a laboratory for

York, the real value of this expansion

the study and presentation of the art

is not just more space, but space that

of our time, across all visual arts."

lets us rethink the experience of art in

More: http://lei.sr/b2C4y_T

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Attractions Management Issue 1 2019  

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Attractions Management Issue 1 2019  

Attractions Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global attractions industry