As I recall visiting museum was a wonderful experience, the spaces flowed continually and natural light from skylight above filtered through all levels. What Todd William and Billie Tsien said was that: “The façade of the American Folk Art Museum is
The former American Folk Art Museum (2001), 53rd Street, Manhattan, adjacent to the Museum of Modern Art. Designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects, a husband and wife architectural firm. The facade is made of a lustrous white bronze alloy known as Tombasil. The Folk Art Museum has relocated and MOMA purchased the building. MOMA announced that it was going to raze the award-winning building, however, it is reassessing this decision.
Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, American Folk Art Museum, New York. It will be demolished by MoMA (a museum that has an architecture and design department but doesn't seem interested in saving actual buildings)