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Milwaukee Wisconsin - Milwaukee Art Museum - Glass Work by Chihuly

Milwaukee Wisconsin  - Milwaukee Art Museum - Glass Work by Chihuly

Famous Chihulys'
The MAM recently gained international recognition with the construction of the white concrete Quadracci Pavilion, designed by Santiago Calatrava (his first completed project in the United States), which opened on May 4, 2001. The pavilion was engineered by the Milwaukee-based engineering firm, Graef. The structure contains a movable, wing-like brise soleil which opens up for a wingspan of 217 feet during the day, folding over the tall, arched structure at night or during inclement weather. The brise soleil has since become a symbol for the city of Milwaukee 267

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Photo taken @ M on 12 September 2009 (© Onasill ~ Bill Badzo - 70M - Views / Flickr)

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