21c Museum Hotels and Macro Sea joined forces on a proposal to develop an energizing and innovative contemporary art museum, hotel, and dining experience in the heart of the Downtown Brooklyn Cultural District. In collaboration with Deborah Burke Partners, the team created a concept which thrives on the unconventional and dynamic, both in design and in its interaction with the public. With a free, 24-hour, public contemporary art museum at its center and a host of 24-hour, public contemporary art museum at its center and a host of cultural partnerships in tow, 21c Brooklyn aimed to usher in the 24/7 activation of the district, helping to make Downtown Brooklyn one of the most innovative and dynamic arts neighborhoods in the nation.

CONCEPT, DESIGN & DIRECTION:
Craig Greenberg, President, 21c Museum Hotels
David Belt, Founder and Managing Principal, Macro Sea

DESIGN & CONCEPT:
Deborah Burke, Founder, Deborah Berke Partners
Maitlan Jones, Partner, Deborah Berke Partners
Stephen Brockman, Principal, Deborah Berke Partners

DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT & CONCEPT:
Karina Totah, 21c Museum Hotels
Alex Escamilla, Macro Sea
Rebecca Birmingham, Macro Sea
Ofer Ohad, Macro Sea
Samara Daly, Macro Sea

PROJECT MANAGEMENT:
James Neu, Director, DBI

MEP ENGINEER:
Niall Cooper, Associate Principal, Buro Happold

ENVIRONMENTAL + GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEER:
Michelle O'Connor, Vice President, Langan

STRUCTURAL ENGINEER:
Robert Silman Associates

GENERAL CONTRACTOR:
Patrick Mc Gowan, CEO, Mc Gowan Builders