Image courtesy Renzo Piano Building Workshop Piano's building, totaling 85,000 square feet, respects the scale of its predecessor but does not mimic its cycloid vaults. Related Links: Piano's Design for Kimbell Museum Revealed Piano Designing Kimbell Expansion Kimbell Taps Piano for Expansion The Kimbell Art Museum expansion project is finally moving forward. On May 27, the institution unveiled Renzo Piano's final design for a $70 million building adjacent to Louis Kahn’s masterpiece. The concrete and glass pavilion will double the museum’s gallery space while allowing it to reserve the original building for its renowned permanent collection. The museum first proposed
Project Specs Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre Dallas, Texas REX/OMA << Return to article the People Architect Design Architect: REX/OMA 160 Varick Street 10th Floor New York, New York 10013 (T) (646) 220-6557 (F) (646) 230-6558 Architect of Record: Kendall/Heaton Associates 3050 Post Oak Boulevard Houston, TX 77056 (T) (713) 877-1192 (F) (713) 877-1360 REX/OMA: Joshua Prince-Ramus (Partner in Charge) and Rem Koolhaas, with Erez Ella, Vincent Bandy, Vanessa Kassabian, Tim Archambault Kendall/Heaton Associates: Rex Wooldridge, Pat Ankney, Vincent Nguyen, James Benton Architect of record Kendall/Heaton Associates Interior designer: REX/OMA Engineers: Structural engineer of record: Magnusson Klemencic Associates MEP/FP design engineer:
After years of rumors, speculation, and rhetorical jousting, the George W. Bush Presidential Center is finally public. Former first lady Laura Bush and architect Robert A.M. Stern unveiled the final design November 18 at Southern Methodist University, Mrs. Bush’s alma mater and the center’s future home.
Thom Mayne brought his L.A. road show to Dallas with the recent unveiling of the Perot Museum of Nature & Science. Named for billionaire businessman and former presidential candidate Ross Perot and his family, the $185 million building replaces a smaller Art Deco structure in Dallas’ historic Fair Park, two miles from downtown.
The first two sections of Santiago Calatrava’s Trinity River Bridge arrived in Dallas on August 20. Ordinarily this would have been cause for celebration, a sign that the project was on track and under control. But in this case it may be just one more round in a 10-year dog fight involving the city, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the Federal Highway Administration over where or whether the vehicular bridge can be built.
The New Acropolis Museum, Bernard Tschumi’s minimalist counterpoint to one of the world’s great archaeological sites, officially opens June 20, eight years after he won an international competition to design it, and three decades after the idea for a new Acropolis museum first surfaced. Image courtesy Bernard Tschumi The New Acropolis Museum officially opens on June 20. Related Links: A Temple to Transparency Rises in Athens “The design was chosen for its simple, clear, and beautiful solution that is in accord with the beauty and classical simplicity of the museum’s unique exhibits,” says professor Dimitrios Pandermalis, president of the private