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October 1, 2014

Gehry's Panama museum is done

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MKA designed the steel roof, modeled after a rain forest canopy, that is completely asymmetrical. The supporting “trunks” for the roof also had to be asymmetrical.

PANAMA CITY (AP) — After years of delays, Panama has inaugurated a museum designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry and MKA of Seattle that officials hope will become a cultural landmark and symbolize the country's recent economic ascent.

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