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Dear MoMA, Couldn't the Nouvel Tower Save the American Folk Art Museum?

Dear MoMA, Couldn't the Nouvel Tower Save the American Folk Art Museum?
Dear MoMA, Couldn't the Nouvel Tower Save the American Folk Art Museum?, © Flickr CC User Dan Nguyen
© Flickr CC User Dan Nguyen

In this Metropolis Magazine post on MoMA's planned demolition of the American Folk Art Museum, Karrie Jacobs asks a strangely unasked question: How has the Nouvel Tower - in its day the most controversial of MoMA's expansion plans - not been brought into the debate? The Jean Nouvel-designed tower was predicated up a circulation plan that, by necessity, ignored the (then occupied) Folk Art Museum entirely. Why is this plan no longer possible? Read the fascinating argument here.

Cite: Rory Stott. "Dear MoMA, Couldn't the Nouvel Tower Save the American Folk Art Museum?" 23 Feb 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/479740/dear-moma-couldn-t-the-nouvel-tower-save-the-american-folk-art-museum/> ISSN 0719-8884