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Project, Anthropocene Museum, 2017-2019

This is a Project. It was architect: Kabage Karanja and Stella Mutegi and firm: Cave. It is dated 2017-2019. Its medium is model, concept plan, video. It is a part of the department.

This proposed museum is designed, in part, by millions of years of geologic processes. Architects surveyed the initial “trunk” of the cave using 3D-scanning technology, mapping the 2.5 million-year-old space for the first time. Visitors will experience the natural architecture as a space to reflect on the Anthropocene—the current geological age, in which humans exert a dominant influence on the environment.

It is credited Courtesy of Cave.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Nature—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

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