From an old trash baler facility to a New Jersey Aviation Hall of Fame
View inside the hangar structure. New insulated envelope, structural system, and MEP systems.
Ground floor view of museum
Rising vertically into the "clouds". Structure becomes a conceptual moment.
Ascension view. When rising above the trusses, "cloud layer", there is a threshold moment.
Above the "clouds". A feeling of personal achievement, and your reward is the view of the Hall of Fame experience.
Hall of Fame moment. Views of plaques and planes surround the visitor for a enhanced experience.
Ground floor plan. Timeline concept allows for visitors to enter from the left side of the building into the early aviation exhibit and travel "through time" till they reach modern space travel on the right side.
Milestones of Aviation Exhibit. Wrapping around the facade of the building with a lower ceiling for a more intimate experience with the milestones of aviation.