Project Description

Planning & Renewal
Philadelphia, PA

This project encompassed a 350,000 SF, $50M Science + Technology museum renovation.  The scope included the restoration and new programming for historically certified space; program overlays for public space improvements; new orientation and ticketing operations; and improved circulation and wayfinding systems.  The space received four International Illumination Design Awards, as well as the Best Institutional Project Award from the General Building Contractors Association.


“Given the size and scope of the work and the budget parameters, we feel that the team is responsive and creative when it comes to working out solutions. We have had a number of bumps along the way and the EwingCole group has participated in helping us to rectify these problems in a creative and cooperative manner.  These bumps include staff turnover, budget constraints, and reallocation of resources from one project to another in order to ensure that the end result is a memorable museum experience for our visitors.”
Rosalyn J. McPherson
Senior Vice President
The Franklin Institute