All Projects tagged “Institutional

Museum of the Bible

An adaptive reuse of a 1922 cold storage facility, the Museum of the Bible is situated southeast of the National Mall, offering panoramic views of the Capitol and the city from its new rooftop addition. The western train portal was redesigned as the museum’s entrance, […]

Stanford University Bing Concert Hall

Bing Concert Hall is part of the Stanford Arts Initiative, the University’s Master Plan for new and upgraded arts facilities. The design for the new hall seamleessly intertwines architecture, acoustics and technology, creating a dialogue between the surrounding woods and the building’s compositional elements of […]

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Visitor Center

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden Visitor Center, designed by Weiss/Manfredi Architects, is the centerpiece of the Garden’s Master Plan for its next 100 years of service. With an undulating façade in plan, it follows the contours of the existing berm into which the building is sited. Visitors […]

National Museum of American Jewish History

The bold, yet refined integration of glass and terra cotta at the National Museum of Jewish American History mirrors the project’s duality. An eighty-five-foot-high, light-filled atrium and historic location facing Philadelphia’s Independence Mall invites contemplative reflection while the terra-cotta ties the building to its neighboring […]

Hypar Pavilion at Lincoln Center

Part of the Lincoln Center Development Project, the new Hypar Pavilion on the south side of West 65th Street creates an updated entrance to the Lincoln Center Film Society and revitalizes public spaces, adding a restaurant, renovated plaza, reflecting pool, grand staircase, and a swooping roof lawn. The […]

Alice Tully Hall & The Juilliard School at Lincoln Center

This sensitive, yet bold project revitalizes a Brutalist building, connecting it to the vibrant neighborhood. The project adds a cantilevered extension to the upper floors of the Juilliard School where it faces Broadway, creating a soaring entrance lobby below it and a new projecting, luminous glass façade. The […]

Newseum

Midway between the Capitol and the White House stands the Newseum, imaginatively designed in bars of distinct volumes referencing the sections of a newspaper. Differing degrees of opacity and translucency accommodate the building’s various functions as museum, offices, and residences. A unique horizontal cable-stayed “window […]

Avi-Chai Cultural Center

Beit Avi Chai is a mixed-use cultural center in the heart of Jerusalem, dedicated to addressing major issues of thought and creativity in Jewish and Israeli Society. This four-story building responds to its location at the juncture of diverse neighborhoods, communities, and cultures with Jerusalem […]

William. J. Clinton Presidential Center

The 165,000-square-foot presidential library, completed in 2004, anchors a restoration of Little Rock’s long-neglected warehouse district, evoking historical bridges across the river. The building is located within a 28-acre city park along the south bank of the Arkansas River. Conceived of as a glass-enclosed bridge […]