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BUILDING
 
 
Akron Art Museum
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DESIGNER
 
 
Coop Himmelb(l)au
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LOCATION
 
Continent
North America
Nation
United States
State
Ohio
County
Summit
Town
Akron
Address
One South High - Akron - Ohio 44308
 
 
Telephone
+1.330.376.9185
Fax
+1.330.376.1180
Website
E-mail
mail@akronartmuseum.org
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Museums and buildings for exhibitions
Art museums
Operations on existing buildings
Extension, superelevation
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
2002 - 2004     project winner of competition
Realisation
2004 - 2007
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AWARDS
 
2005
American Architecture Award
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
"Coop Himmelb(l)au. Akron Art Museum. Akron, Ohio, Stati Uniti", Casabella 760, novembre/november 2007, "Musei" pp. 32-39
Chiara Baglione, "Il cristallo e la nuvola", Casabella 760, novembre/november 2007, "Musei" p. 33 (32-39)
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CLIENT
 
 
Akron Art Museum
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AMOUNT
 
 
$ 20.000.000
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Surface
site sq.m. 8.370
floor sq.m. 6.045
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STRUCTURES
 
 
B+G Ingenieure, Bollinger und Grohmann GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany
De Simone Consulting Engineers, San Francisco, USA
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LANDSCAPE DESIGN
 
 
Knight & Stolar, Cleveland (OH)
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STAFF
 
Project
COOP HIMMELB(L)AU
Wolf D. Prix/ W. Dreibholz & Partner ZT GmbH
Project architect
Wolf D. Prix
Associate architect
Westlake Reed Leskosky, Cleveland, Ohio
Partner in Charge: Ron Reed
Project Director: Rich Keilmann
Collaborators
Athanasios Anastopoulos, Christopher Beccone, Rodrigo Chavez, Sergio Gonzales, Lena Grohmann, Valerie Fischer, Angus Schoenberger, Michael Sims Jr., Augustin Solrzano, Oliver Tessmann, Dionicio Valdez
Property management
Carol A. Murphy
Structural consultant
Derrick Roorda
Physical engineering
Dr. Pfeiler GmbH., Graz
Mechanical engineer
IBE-Consulting Engineers, Van Nuys (CA)
Acoustical consultant
Arup Acoustics, New York
Cladding consultant
Fa├žade Forensics, Inc., Cincinnati (OH)
Lighting design
George Sexton Associates, Washington, D.C.
Interior design
Charles Sparks + Company, Westchester (IL)
 
 
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