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Glenstone II Museum – Potomac, Maryland

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Building: Glenstone II Museum
(new building, part of Glenstone Museum)
Address: 12100 Glen Rd. Potomac, MD 20854 [map]
Location: Potomac, Maryland
Architect: Thomas Phifer and Partners
Structural Engineer: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM)
Landscape Architect: PWP Landscape Architecture
General Contractor: DPR Construction and Hitt Contracting Inc.
Civil Engineering: VIKA, Inc.
Façade Design: R.A. Heintges & Associates
M/E/P/FP Engineering: Altieri Sebor Wieber LLC
Natural Lighting Design: ARUP 
Sustainability: Buro Happold

AEInterests:
204,000 total sf of new building which includes 50,000 sf of new gallery space.
Rectilinear galleries arranged in water-garden courtyards.  Daylighting includes skylights, clerestories.  Cast in place architectural concrete structure with some steel+conc. hybrid solutions.
“Clad in cast-concrete blocks, which measure approximately six feet long, one foot high and one foot deep (1.8 by 0.3 by 0.3 metres). These were left to cure outdoors, causing variations in their tone”

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Written by Gregory Brooks

February 27, 2019 at 10:56 am

Posted in Built

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