US Museum to Complete in 2011

10 November 2010 (Last Updated November 10th, 2010 18:30)

The new National Hellenic Museum in Chicago, US, is scheduled to be complete next year. The 3,716m² museum has been designed by RTKL and is dedicated to honouring Greek culture, art and history. The three-storey building features permanent and temporary exhibition spac

The new National Hellenic Museum in Chicago, US, is scheduled to be complete next year.

The 3,716m² museum has been designed by RTKL and is dedicated to honouring Greek culture, art and history.

The three-storey building features permanent and temporary exhibition spaces, a research library, an oral history centre, an education centre, an art studio and administrative offices.

It also features a recording studio and a rooftop terrace with three gardens, according to dbusinessnews.com.

The building incorporates historic architectural references and is being designed to meet the standards set by LEED Silver certification.

The building is being built using natural limestone, glass and materials.