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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)


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The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) is a modern art museum located in San Francisco, California. A nonprofit organization, SFMOMA holds an internationally recognized collection of modern and contemporary art, and was the first museum on the West Coast devoted solely to 20th-century art. The museum's current collection includes over 33,000 works of painting, sculpture, photography, architecture, design, and media arts. They are displayed in 170,000 square feet (16,000 m2) of exhibition space, making the museum one of the largest in the United States overall, and one of the largest in the world for modern and contemporary art.

Mario Botta building

The museum consisted of galleries rising around a central, skylighted atrium. Its external structure featured a central 130-foot (40 m) tall cylinder, and a stepped-back stone facade. Botta's interior design was marked by alternating bands of polished and flame-finished black granite on the floor, ground-level walls, and column bases; and bands of natural and black-stained wood on the reception desks and coat-check desk.


Rooftop garden

In 2009, SFMOMA opened its 14,400 sq ft (1,340 m2) rooftop garden. Following an invitational competition held in 2006, the garden was designed by Jensen Architects in collaboration with Conger Moss Guillard Landscape Architecture, and featured two open-air spaces and a glass pavilion that provided views of the museum's sculpture collection as well as the San Francisco skyline. It also served as a year-round indoor/outdoor gallery


Snøhetta expansion

The designs for the expanded building include such new features as a large-scale vertical garden on the third floor, slated to be the biggest public living wall of native plants in San Francisco; a free ground-floor gallery facing Howard Street with 25-foot (7.6 m) tall glass walls that will place art on view to passersby; a double-height "white box" space on the fourth floor with sophisticated lighting and sound systems; and state-of-the-art conservation studios on the seventh and eighth floors. The expansion facades will be clad with lightweight panels made of Fibre-Reinforced Plastic; when completed, this will be the largest application of composites technology to architecture in the United States. The building is on track to achieve LEED Gold certification, with 15% energy-cost reduction, 30% water-use reduction, and 20% reduction in wastewater generation.

This SFMOMA Architecture set was constructed with approximately 530 Lego pieces. 

It is designed with two very simple colors, brown and white, which show the tradition and modernity are interconnected. This design is very meaningful.


SFMOMA (Lego) measures:

h (height) = 5 inches/ 127 mm

l (length) = 6.8 inches/ 175 mm

w(width) = 5.6 inches/ 143 mm


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