January 30, 2013
The Construction of Michigan State University's Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum
Designed by world-renowned architect Zaha Hadid, known for the "unbuildable" building, Michigan State University's new Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum pushes architectural boundaries and challenges conventional construction. Constructed of sloped steel and concrete with a pleated metal and glass exterior, carefully piecing together dynamic dimensions and non-traditional materials challenged the team from the very beginning. Atypical building techniques were a part of everyday construction.