Client: Metropolitan Museum of Art
These parasols were designed by Spatial Affairs for the new David H. Koch Plaza for the four blocks of 5th Avenue at the front door of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The asymmetric geometry opens the parasols up to the street, creating a distinct human scale environment and providing a floating, overriding order to the many street vendors and visitors interspersed.
They flank either end of the world famous façade, helping to stamp the identity of the Museum. In winter, the parasols are closed up to form vertical markers.
The parasols were produced in Germany by specialist company Uhlmann.
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