Machado and Silvetti-Designed US Museum to Open

30 September 2010 (Last Updated September 30th, 2010 18:30)

The newly refurbished Mint Museum Uptown in North Carolina, US, will open on 1 October. The 13,470m² museum has been designed by US-based architectural firm Machado and Silvetti Associates. The five-storey project includes two full floors of galleries, with collection s

The newly refurbished Mint Museum Uptown in North Carolina, US, will open on 1 October.

The 13,470m² museum has been designed by US-based architectural firm Machado and Silvetti Associates.

The five-storey project includes two full floors of galleries, with collection space and exhibition spaces and a multistorey atrium featuring a glass curtain wall.

The building also includes the Lewis Family Gallery, painting and ceramics studios, classrooms, a 240-seat auditorium, an events pavilion with an outdoor terrace and retail spaces.