SANTIAGO CALATRAVA, MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM, MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN, 2001
On this: Movable sunscreenthe Burke Brise Soleil
The Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) also known as the Quadracci Pavilion is located on Lake Michigan in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava. Itâ€™s most interesting feature of the building is its movable sunscreen - the Burke Brise-Soleil with a 217-foot which could be raised and lowered to provide shade to the interior of the musuem. Calatravaâ€™s buildings are known to be innovative, cutting edge and has a flowy and curved form. He often uses materials like steel, concrete, glass and also computer modeling for his compositions and forms which make his structure possible.
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