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Update: Expansion Exoskeleton and Infrastructure
May 24, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

With the project’s Topping Out last month, the Expansion is no longer going UP, UP, UP or even out, out, out. The exterior walls are beginning to wrap the building, and the really fun stuff is starting to take place in, in, in. The time lapse video of construction shows how we’ve gone from scratching […]

UPDATE: HMNS Expansion Tops Out!
March 25, 2011 · 3 Comments

Yesterday, the HMNS Expansion construction crew poured the final section of the roof slab and the columns for the parapet screen – the highest points on the building’s structure! The highest point of our new building! So today, the museum’s contractor, Linbeck, hosted a traditional topping out ceremony and, as is customary on Texas construction […]

Expansion Update! New Time Lapse Video
February 7, 2011 · 8 Comments

Not even the amazing speed of this winter’s construction can top a flying dinosaur, but the last few months have been a period of exciting progress on the Expansion Wing. As the building’s skeleton has emerged up and out (and out and out) of the basement, the project site literally looks different every day. For […]

Ankylosaurs aren’t very aerodynamic*
January 27, 2011 · 2 Comments

But they can still fly! Quite a view! See the entire set from the move on Flickr. If you’ve never seen a dinosaur fly, then you weren’t in the vicinity of the museum around 11 am last Friday – at which time it was almost impossible to miss our airborne ankylosaur. Pretty cool! The ankylosaur […]



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