Rose Center For Earth And Space

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====Rose Center for Earth & Space====
**Demonstrated System:** Skeleton Framing
**Architect:** James Stewart Polshek
**Location:** New York, New York
**Date:** 2000

Attached to the Museum of Natural History in NYC, the new Rose Center replaced the Hayden Planetarium previously there. The new center features a large spherical structure which acts as a theater space. Along the perimeter of the cubic space are platforms featuring exhibits and views to the central space below. The exterior is supported with a series of [[column columns]] and associated [[girder girders]] and [[beam beams]]. With full height [[LowE low-e]] [[glazing]], this skeleton system allows light to enter the space while reducing [[SolarGain solar gain]] in the main space

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