“Welcome to the 5th Façade” | Alan Maskin | TEDxSausalito

Partner/Owner, Olson Kundig Architects “Welcome to the 5th Façade”

Alan Maskin is an owner and principal of Olson Kundig—an award-winning, Seattle-based design firm. For over two decades he has focused on the design of museums, installations, and exhibitions including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center, Microsoft’s Cybercrime Center, Noah’s Ark at the Skirball, The Frye Art Museum, Bezos Center for Innovation, Bay Area Discovery Museum, and three rooftop parks in South Korea.

Maskin has won two international design competitions this year for the design of a new museum at the Jewish Museum of Berlin, and he was awarded first place for Blank Space Project’s Fairy Tales competition.

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