Kimbell Art Museum

The expansion of Louis I. Kahn's 1972 masterpiece consists of a freestanding structure, placed in the park-like setting of the site, opposite the original Kahn building.  The new structure includes exhibition galleries, a lecture and performance hall, cafe, education spaces, gardens and offices.  The program includes approximately 30,000 square feet of occupied space beneath a sod roof, an equal amount of space beneath a photovoltaic glass roof, and a 150 car parking garage situated underground beneath a grove of elm trees.  Mike Morgan served as landscape architect for the project while acting as Director of Landscape Architecture with Pond & Co. and later as owner of Michael Morgan Landscape Architecture

Project Start Date: 2007
Project Completion: November 2013
Client:     Kimbell Art Foundation
Team:     RPBW Architecture, Genoa
              Paratus Group, Program Manager, New York 
Link to published project renderings: Click Here           

East Facade Looking South

Looking South to Will Rogers Center

The following links will take you to images of some of the design process for the project.

Kimbell Art Museum South Lawn

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