Work to Begin at US Art Museum

1 December 2010 (Last Updated December 1st, 2010 18:30)

Work at the proposed $200m Miami Art Museum in Florida, US, will begin this month. Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron has designed the development, which will be located on a 16,187m² site at the Bicentennial Park. The project will receive $30m from private donors, $100m

Work at the proposed $200m Miami Art Museum in Florida, US, will begin this month.

Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron has designed the development, which will be located on a 16,187m² site at the Bicentennial Park.

The project will receive $30m from private donors, $100m from voter-approved bonds and $70m from the local county.

The Paratus Group has been appointed as the museum's planning consultant while John Moriarty & Associates is the general contractor.

Work is expected to be completed within 28 months and the venue will be open by 2013, according to The Miami Herald.