diller scofidio + renfro releases preliminary designs for US olympic museum diller scofidio + renfro releases preliminary designs for US olympic museum
may 15, 2015

diller scofidio + renfro releases preliminary designs for US olympic museum

new york-based studio diller scofidio + renfro has revealed initial plans for the ‘united states olympic museum’. appropriately, the building will be located in colorado springs, which is in close proximity to the headquarters of the US olympic committee.

USA olympic museum
the central plaza will be landscaped and carefully integrated with the remainder of the site
image courtesy of diller scofidio + renfro (also main image)

 

 

developed alongside gallagher associates, DS+R’s design for the 60,000 square foot united states olympic museum displays a dynamic and fluid form, with elevated pathways connecting the overall scheme. meanwhile, outdoor green areas offer panoramic views of mountainous landscape throughout the year. internally, the exhibit will include interactive areas, a theater as well as an array of spaces devoted to embody the spirit of the olympic and paralympic games.

USA olympic museum
the united states olympic museum illuminated at dusk
image courtesy of diller scofidio + renfro

 

 

see designboom’s article on the announcement of DS+R being selected for the project here.

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  • Great. Now put it in the basement of MOmA.

    B p Keller says:
  • Is there a Throne Room for the members of the OC ..and the politicians who fund these ‘games’.
    Jim

    jimcan says:
  • I think we already have enough tax payer funded museums in this country. Besides the initial costs, it will continue to cost to maintain and staff it. How about spending some of that money on protecting the environment instead of encapsulating it?

    trimtab21 says:

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