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WEISS / MANFREDI: Diana Center

Barnard College’sADiana Center, a 98,000 SF multipurpose arts building designed byAWeiss / Manfredi, has recently opened for use. The competition-winning design aims to transform the project from simply an art facility into a "social nexus", creating new spaces for interaction and collaboration between the building’s users.

The 7-storey structure includes architecture and painting studios, a 500-seat performance space, black box theatre, cafe, dining room, reading room, classrooms, and exhibition galleries - all contained within facade of 1,154 clear and color-integral glass panels, intended to reference the brick and terra cotta used Ain the surrounding neighborhood.

.:more over at ArchitectureMNP->


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Posted: February 26th, 2010
at 8:30am by orangemenace

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