kubik and Gehry collaborating on Biodiversity Museum, Panama
kubik, an industry leader recognized for exceptional work in creating museum and gallery exhibits has been awarded the design development, fabrication, film, and interactive displays, as well as the installation and commissioning of the Biodiversity Museum in Panama. kubik has been involved in this amazing development for almost a decade. This world-class project is a partnership of the Amador Foundation, World Renowned Architect Frank Gehry and Ingeniería R-M.
“This is one of the most prestigious projects we have ever been awarded.” said Sam Kohn, President of kubik. “We are getting to work with the Gehry office again after having successfully completed The Art Gallery of Ontario.”
Referred to as the Bridge of Life project, the Biodiversity Museum is the pride of Panama with its vast natural, cultural and economic resources. This project will trace the impact of the Rise of the Isthmus and how that dramatic moment changed life on the planet, as migrations from North and South became a reality.
The museum, which is scheduled to open at the end of the 4th quarter in 2012, will feature the finest in exhibit technology and design housed in an amazing Frank Gehry building which will attract visitors from all over the world.