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Sneak Peek: New Whitney Museum Building Designed by Renzo Piano


For our third #ModernMonday Twitter chat with DesignMilk, the Whitney Museum of Art's new building project manager, Bill Maloney, joined us to talk about the museum's new structure in New York City. The building, designed by architect Renzo Piano, will open to the public in spring 2015. Click through the slideshow to see what the museum had to say about the much-anticipated project and the union between art and architecture. Join us every week on Twitter from 1-2 p.m. ET for a special conversation with a guest host.

Q1: What's the latest future Whitney news?
Q2: How do you design a flexible space around a collection that may grow and shift over time?
Q3: How do you create a space that people of all ages and abilities can enjoy?
Q4: Museums are more than a just a backdrop for art. How do you build an inspirational environment?
Q5: The Whitney’s been in its current home since 1966. How can designers embrace change while respecting history?
Q6: Location is a key factor. How important is it to consider your immediate surroundings and neighbors’ opinions?