South Fork Museum of Natural History

South Fork Museum of Natural History

South Fork Museum of Natural History

“Every aspect of the facilities and grounds is designed to provide a directly referential and interactive experience.”


South-Fork EXISTING BARN
Before
The Existing Barn
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Site - Open Meadow
An open meadow containing wetlands, ponds, wild grasses, and a variety of animal life comprise the majority of the site, with scattered man-made berms and agricultural trails throughout.
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©Albert Vecerka/ESTO
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©Albert Vecerka/ESTO
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Using the interstitial space between an existing structure and the new construction, the building creates a doorway to the protected lands. ©Albert Vecerka/ESTO
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The building is a physical marker at the line between the developed and the undeveloped environment. ©Albert Vecerka/ESTO
Year
2003
Location
Bridgehampton, New York
Typology
Institutional, Cultural and Exhibit
Awards
NYS Council for the Arts Design Grant Award
Photography Credits
©Albert Vecerka/ESTO
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