Denver Museum of Nature and Science – Leprino Family Atrium, Space Odyssey and Planetarium

Location Denver, Colorado
Client Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Size 98,245 SF
Cost $37.9 million
Architect Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Associates, LLP

Los Angeles, CaliforniaAssociate Architect: HLM

Denver, Colorado

  • Reconstructed planetarium with new raked seating, star dome and digital technology projection
  • 3-story atrium addition plus basement
  • Star terrace roof deck
  • 3-story curtain wall and artistic aluminum rings 20′ to 40′ in diameter
  • Remodel interior level 1 for new Space Odyssey exhibition
  • 4 new air handlers in new penthouse, servicing new and existing areas and new cooling tower
  • Two traction elevators, 4- and 5-stop
  • Cast-in-place concrete structure
  • Multiple phase construction
  • Occupied and operational museumConfined staging area
  • 2003 Associated General Contractors of Colorado ACE 1st Place Project of the Year $20 – $40 million