ENYA Beyond The Boards: Reenvisioning The Met's Michael C. Rockefeller Wing

Event Pass Information

Event Pass Type
Student with Valid ID$10.00 USD
General Public$10.00 USD

Event Details

ENYA members will be led on a building tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Michael C. Rockefeller Wing Renovation, designed by Beyer Blinder Belle and WHY Architects, as presented at the previous Beyond The Boards event on October 12. The tour will commence at 3:00pm at the Met. Details and instructions will be shared closer to the event.

Byron Chang, Architect and Exhibitions Designer, WHY
Henry Miller, AIA, CPHC, LEED AP, Architect, Beyer Blinder Belle
Nicky Rackard, Architectural Designer, MoMA, Architectural Designer, 92NY

About the Speakers:
Byron Chang is an experienced architect and exhibition designer with a vast knowledge of working with large museum stakeholder groups. A key member of WHY since 2008, he has designed major museums and galleries both nationally and internationally including expansions at the Speed Art Museum and Asian Art Museum and gallery reinstallations at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Harvard Art Museums and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Chang often serves as the main point of contact with museums, working closely with curatorial, conservation, and educations departments to execute projects that bring a clarity to the design while honoring the vision of each institution.

Henry Miller has over a decade of experience working on a wide range of projects encompassing new construction, historic preservation, and sustainable design. He is adept at all phases of a project, from programming and design through technical detailing and documentation, and has a particular interest in utilizing the latest in BIM software for existing buildings and preservation projects. His clients include NYC Department of Parks and Recreation, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Elad Group. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Macalester College and a Master of Architecture from Pratt Institute. Miller has been at BBB since 2004. Miller is a Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC).

Nicky Rackard is a NYC-based architectural designer specializing in institutional projects, notably with the Metropolitan Museum of Art and 92NY. Covering all design phases from development to construction administration, he has experience in Landmarks Preservation and Passive House standards. Keen on physical model-making and adept in BIM, Rackard has also contributed to ArchDaily. He holds both a B.Sci and M.Arch from University College Dublin and joined BBB in 2019.

This event is offered in person; COVID-19 vaccinations and face masks are strongly encouraged for all visitors. Read our full Health and Safety Protocol here.