Dali treasures reside in a Florida architectural gem

08/29/2011 | Green Building Elements

The New Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Fla., which contains the famous works of Salvador Dali, was designed to maximize resistance against the elements and achieve energy sustainability. The museum was built using glass that can withstand a Category 3 hurricane and thick concrete walls that can weather a Category 5 hurricane. The concrete used to build the museum contains a mixture of fly ash and slag, and the building utilizes a solar hot water dehumidification system.

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