HALL OF DEMOCRACY THE NATIONAL WWII MUSEUM | NEW ORLEANS, LA

NEW CONSTRUCTION | VOORSANGER MATHES, L.L.C. VENTURE

PROJECT INFORMATION

COMPLETED: FALL 2019

PROGRAM: 30,000 SF

BUDGET: $20M

CLIENT: THE NATIONAL WWII MUSEUM

The Hall of Democracy Pavilion houses the Institute of War and Democracy. The facility includes a private research library, a 100-seat state-of-the-art media center / production studio, classrooms for educational outreach for distance learning, conference rooms, office spaces, a large special exhibition hall with special event entry through the Historic Firehouse. Most spaces are designed to be flexible in function allowing the Museum to utilize rooms for special exhibits and/or functions.

The exterior is constructed of corrugated metal, precast concrete and aluminum composite panels with a glass curtainwall and cantilevered roof and is nestled against historic campus buildings and connects to the U.S. Freedom Pavilion, wrapping around the rear of the historic buildings and fronting on the Parade Ground.