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Wilderness Tamed

by: Inga Saffron
Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop (Design Architect) and Kendall/Heaton Associates (Architect of Record)

At the Kimbell Art Museum, the wilderness has been tamed, a campus created.

Michel Denancé, HawkEye Media,
Paul Hester, Hickey & Robertson, Thomas McConnell
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Delightful

by: Joe Self, AIA
Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop (Design Architect) and Kendall/Heaton Associates (Architect of Record)

The impossibly smooth concrete of the new Renzo Piano Pavilion at the Kimbell Art Museum is just one of the material details of the building that demonstrates why architecture has the power to resonate with people.

Thomas McConnell
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A Tale of Many Museums

by: Ronnie Self

Renzo Piano’s low, relatively small museums all demonstrate a similar attitude toward the display and viewing of art.

Michel Denancé, Paul Hester, Hickey & Robertson, Thomas
McConnell, Christian Richters
Page 48

The Ur Building of Texas

by: Michael Malone, AIA

The world has lost one of the great architectural processional experiences with the replacement of Louis Kahn’s landscape design at the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth.

SKETCHES BY MICHAEL MALONE, AIA
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Kimbell Art Museum’s Piano Pavilion Grand Opening

On Wednesday, November 27, the Kimbell Art Museum's highly anticipated new building by Renzo Piano will open directly across the lawn from the Museum's original home.

IMAGE BY VISUAL IMMERSION
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Requiem for a Lawn

by: J. Brantley Hightower

I consider myself incredibly fortunate to have grown up a short drive from the Kimbell Art Museum. While it might be a bit of a stretch to say that Louis Kahn’s vaulted masterpiece was the reason I decided to become an architect, it certainly did provide a compelling example of what great architecture could be.

J. Brantley Hightower
Page 26

UNT Health Science Center MET

by: Noelle Heinze
Architect: Jacobs and Ennead Architects

Completed in June 2010, the University of North Texas Health Science Center’s Medical Education & Training (MET) building is located in Fort Worth’s Cultural District, only blocks from the Kimbell and Amon Carter museums. The project was designed by Ennead Architects (formerly the Polshek Partnership) with Jacobs serving as architect and engineer of record.

Thomas McConnell
Page 93

Summer Groundbreaking Set For Piano’s Kimbell Expansion

by: Stephen Sharpe

The long-anticipated construction of Renzo Piano Building Workshop’s expansion of the Kimbell Art Museum is scheduled to break ground late this summer, with the opening of the new $125 million building slated for 2013

Kimbell Art Museum
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Kimbell Unveils Piano’s Expansion, Future Building Sited on West Lawn

by: Gregory Ibanez

On Nov. 18, the Kimbell Art Museum unveiled the eagerly anticipated preliminary design for its expansion, designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop. The design confirmed speculation that the new addition would occupy the west lawn of the museum grounds.

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Kimbell Eyes Front Lawn for Expansion

by: Stephen Sharpe

With renowned architect Renzo Piano currently at work on an expansion project for the Kimbell Art Museum, the Kimbell’s leadership appears to be leaning toward siting the new building on its front lawn.

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Piano Hired to Design Kimbell Addition

The Kimbell Art Foundation announced in April that Renzo Piano will design an addition to the Kimbell Art Museum. The addition will comprise a separate building located across the street from the internationally renowned museum designed by Louis Kahn, for whom Piano worked as a young man.

bottom photo courtesy the kimbell
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Kimbell Museum Anticipates Expansion

by: Gregory Ibanez

In an article published on March 8, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported that the Kimbell Art Museum’s “leaders said they were ready to move forward, after years of consideration, with a major companion building to the Louis Kahn masterpiece in the heart of Fort Worth’s cultural district.”

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