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Imperial War Museum – Manchester, England, U.K.

Posted in Built by Ben Ash on September 1, 2009


Building:Imperial War Museum
Location: Trafford Wharf Road, Manchester M17 1TZ, Great Britain
Completion: 2001
Architect: Daniel Libeskind
Association with Architect of Record: Leach Rhodes Walker
Project Management: Gardiner and Theobald Management Services
Structural Engineer: ARUP
Mechanical Engineer: Mott MacDonald
Contractor: Sir Robert McAlpine, Ltd.

AE Interests: the building is the interlocking of three shards representing earth, air, and water; the concept for the project is that of a globe shattered into fragments and then reassembled as an iconic emblem of conflict

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