In Conversation with Brad Cloepfil

The architect of the new Museum of Arts and Design discusses his redesign of New York's famous "lollipop" building

When Brad Cloepfil, AIA, founder and principal at Allied Works Architecture, unveiled his design for the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, he added fuel to a heated and unusual preservation debate. His plan to alter a 158-foot marble edifice on the south side of Columbus Circle prompted some preservationists to rally behind an exemplary, but widely disliked work of late Modernism.

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