BUILDING THE NEW UKRAINIAN MUSEUM - PROGRESS IN IMAGES
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Central staircase in the main lobby.
Lower level exhibition promenade.
Lower level workshop/kitchen area.
Lower level workshop area.
Central staircase in the main lobby. Lower level exhibition promenade. Lower level workshop/kitchen area. Lower level workshop area.

Lower Level exhibition and conservation preparation room.
Second floor offices.
Elevator doors on main floor.
View into the gift shop.
Lower Level exhibition and conservation preparation room. Second floor offices. Elevator doors on main floor. View into the gift shop.

View into the gift shop.
Main gallery/auditorium.
Projection room in main gallery/auditorium.
Board conference room.
View into the gift shop. Main gallery/auditorium. Projection room in main gallery/auditorium. Board conference room.

Center worktable in staff offices.
Third floor machine room.
Collections' storage on the third floor.
View of the collections' storage on the third floor.
Center worktable in staff offices. Third floor machine room. Collections' storage on the third floor. View of the collections' storage on the third floor.

Work station in workshop area.
Side galleries on main floor.
View of main lobby
Rear of main gallery/auditorium.
Work station in workshop area. Side galleries on main floor. View of main lobby Rear of main gallery/auditorium.

Overview of the main gallery/auditorium.
The central staircase.
View from the rear of the side galleries on the main floor.
Side galleries on the main level.
Overview of the main gallery/auditorium. The central staircase. View from the rear of the side galleries on the main floor. Side galleries on the main level.

Central staircase and rear view of main lobby.
Main entrance from the inside of the main lobby.
Second floor gallery suite.
Central staircase on the second floor gallery suite.
Central staircase and rear view of main lobby. Main entrance from the inside of the main lobby. Second floor gallery suite. Central staircase on the second floor gallery suite.

Third floor machine room.
Third floor machine room.
Lower level.
Lower level exhibition area.
Third floor machine room. Third floor machine room. Lower level. Lower level exhibition area.

View into the library on the lower level.
Lower level exhibition area.
10/31/03 Exterior
 
View into the library on the lower level. Lower level exhibition area. 10/31/03 Exterior  

 
 
 
 
       

 
 
6/17/03 The "topping out" tree has been removed from the top of the building.
6/17/03 Grout mixer for the bricks.
    6/17/03 The "topping out" tree has been removed from the top of the building. 6/17/03 Grout mixer for the bricks.

6/17/03 Brickwork on the front of the building.
6/17/03 Main staircase.
6/17/03 Back wall of the main gallery will house the audio-visual room.
6/17/03 The piston for the elevator.
6/17/03 Brickwork on the front of the building. 6/17/03 Main staircase. 6/17/03 Back wall of the main gallery will house the audio-visual room. 6/17/03 The piston for the elevator.

6/17/03 Lower level.
6/17/03 Lower level.
6/17/03 Main staircase against the curved wall on the second floor.
6/17/03 Main staircase (looking down from the second floor).
6/17/03 Lower level. 6/17/03 Lower level. 6/17/03 Main staircase against the curved wall on the second floor. 6/17/03 Main staircase (looking down from the second floor).

6/17/03 Elevator shaft
6/17/03 Second floor office.
6/10/03 Closet with electrical equipment.
6/10/03 Second floor.
6/17/03 Elevator shaft 6/17/03 Second floor office. 6/10/03 Closet with electrical equipment. 6/10/03 Second floor.

6/10/03 Air conditioning machinery on the roof.
6/10/03 The 'topping out' tree.
6/10/03 Side wall of the main gallery/auditorium.
6/10/03 Rear view of the second floor.
6/10/03 Air conditioning machinery on the roof. 6/10/03 The 'topping out' tree. 6/10/03 Side wall of the main gallery/auditorium. 6/10/03 Rear view of the second floor.

6/10/03 Main staircase from the second floor
6/10/03 Lower level
6/10/03 Lower level
6/10/03 The library
6/10/03 Main staircase from the second floor 6/10/03 Lower level 6/10/03 Lower level 6/10/03 The library

6/10/03 Rear view of the main gallery/auditorium
6/10/03 The building is taking shape, front view.
 
 
6/10/03 Rear view of the main gallery/auditorium 6/10/03 The building is taking shape, front view.    

 
 
 
 
       

 
 
 
 
       

 
 
 
 
       

 
 
 
 
       

 
12/8/02 - Christmas tree ceremony tops uppermost floor
10/29/02 - The infrastructure of the new museum building slowly rises.
 
  12/8/02 - Christmas tree ceremony tops uppermost floor 10/29/02 - The infrastructure of the new museum building slowly rises.  

 
10/31/02 - Close up of the beam infrastructure.
10/24/02 - The steel beam infrastructure is taking shape.
10/24/02 - Work with the steel beams has begun.
  10/31/02 - Close up of the beam infrastructure. 10/24/02 - The steel beam infrastructure is taking shape. 10/24/02 - Work with the steel beams has begun.

10/24/02 - The supporting steel beams have arrived.
10/17/02 - On the site. From the left: Board President Olha Hnateyko, architect George Sawicki, chair of the Building Committee Nicholas Andreadis.
10/17/02 - The construction crew at work placing footings.
10/17/02 - The clean pit is readied for the placement of footings.
10/24/02 - The supporting steel beams have arrived. 10/17/02 - On the site. From the left: Board President Olha Hnateyko, architect George Sawicki, chair of the Building Committee Nicholas Andreadis. 10/17/02 - The construction crew at work placing footings. 10/17/02 - The clean pit is readied for the placement of footings.

10/1/02 - Remnants of the demolition are scattered in the excavated pit.
8/1/02 - The old building has been demolished.
7/18/02 - The third floor of the existing old structure has been removed. Visible is the bracing on the wall of the adjacent building.
7/18/02 - Demolition has begun.
10/1/02 - Remnants of the demolition are scattered in the excavated pit. 8/1/02 - The old building has been demolished. 7/18/02 - The third floor of the existing old structure has been removed. Visible is the bracing on the wall of the adjacent building. 7/18/02 - Demolition has begun.

6/27/02 - The bracing of the wall of the adjacent building.
6/24/02 - The big crane has been brought in for the demolition.
6/27/02 - The bracing of the wall of the adjacent building. 6/24/02 - The big crane has been brought in for the demolition.