Gensler Unveils Design for US Museum

20 July 2010 (Last Updated July 20th, 2010 18:30)

International architecture firm Gensler has unveiled designs for the Museum of Bond Vehicles and Espionage, which is expected to open in Illinois, US, in 2012. The opening of the 14,000ft² museum coincides with the 50th anniversary of the first James Bond movie, Dr No.

International architecture firm Gensler has unveiled designs for the Museum of Bond Vehicles and Espionage, which is expected to open in Illinois, US, in 2012.

The opening of the 14,000ft² museum coincides with the 50th anniversary of the first James Bond movie, Dr No.

The building features a single bold design with a simple backdrop and 007-shaped windows located at the buildings corners.

The building is clad in black horizontal corrugated metal while the windows offer exhibit display space, signage and a day-lit interior, according to frostmagazine.com.

The scheme will house the exclusive collection of the Ian Fleming Foundation, including the world's largest collection of vehicles and cultural artefacts of espionage used in Bond films.