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Architecture of USA

24 August 2010

1997 – Denver Performing Arts Complex

Architects: Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo & Associates, Hardy Holzmann Pfeiffer The Denver Performing Arts Complex is the largest performing arts complex under one roof, and the second-largest center of its kind in terms...

16 September 2009

1997 – Getty Center, Los Angeles, California

Architects: Richard Meier & Partners The Getty Center, designed by Richard Meier, is the $1.2 billion flagship museum of the J. Paul Getty Trust. It is located on a hill in Brentwood, Los...

21 September 2009

2000 – Park Tower, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Lucien Lagrange & Associates The development included the 1917 Perkins Fellows & Hamilton Studios, a 3-story official landmark north of the tower. Its ornate gothic façade, with a sculpture by Emil R....

15 September 2009

2001 – Quadracci Pavilion, Milwaukee Art Gallery, Wisconsin

Architect: Santiago Calatrava The Milwaukee Art Museum’s expansion project, completed in October 2001, has significantly expanded the Museum’s role as a comprehensive art institution and strengthened its position as a cultural cornerstone for...

16 September 2009

2002 – Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles, California

Architect: José Rafael Moneo The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels replaced the smaller former Cathedral of Saint Vibiana, which was severely damaged in the 1994. Dedication took place on September 2,...

10 August 2010

2002 – Westin Hotel, Times Square, New York

Architect: Arquitectonica A vibrant exterior that competes with the barrage of media images of Times Square. Beginning in early 1998, Viracon, a glass manufacturer based in Owatonna, Minn., sent dozens of samples of...

01 June 2010

2003 – Mill City Museum, Minneapolis

Architects: Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle Built into the ruins of what was once the world’s largest flour mill, Mill City Museum is located on the historic Mississippi Riverfront. The original A Mill, built...

16 September 2009

2003 – Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, California

Architect: Frank Gehry The project was launched in 1987, when Lillian Disney, widow of Walt Disney, donated $50 million. Gehry delivered completed designs in 1991. Construction of the underground parking garage began in...

24 August 2010

2004 – Colorado Convention Center, Denver

Architect: Fentress Architects A huge development – the entire facility is 2.4 million sf in total size, construction began in January 2001 and opened in December 2004. Several buildings including a previous exhibition...

15 September 2009

2004 – Ray and Maria Stata Center, MIT, Boston, Massachusetts

Architect: Frank Gehry The Ray and Maria Stata Center is an academic complex designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Frank Gehry for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Contained within the building are the Computer...