Extensively dressed in Teak sandstone from India, the new Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix, AX, has made a significant impact in the area – creating a haven for music lovers from around the world.
Each piece was custom cut and numbered on the back. The installers carefully followed the architect's drawings to make sure each stone piece was placed in the right spot. The design intent for the MIM was to provide a place for people to experience instruments and music representing every country in the world. (By Jennifer Adams)
Meeting the challenge
With approximately 74,000 square feet (approximately 6900 square meters) of sandstone employed in more than 800 different sizes, the success of the project was due to strong teamwork among all those involved.