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Tacoma Art Museum Expansion / Olson Kundig Architects

Construction begins in late October on the approximately 16,000 square foot new wing and building renovation of the Tacoma Art Museum. The new wing will provide a home for the Haub Family Collection of Western American Art, double the museum’s gallery space, provide greater art experiences for visitors, and increase the museum’s role in downtown Tacoma. Award-winning architects Olson Kundig Architects will design the expansion and renovation.

LeMay Museum / LARGE Architecture

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  • Architects: LARGE Architecture
  • Location: Tacoma, Wash
  • Contractor: JTM Construction
  • Engineer: Western Wood Structures
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: Courtesy of LARGE Architecture

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Foss Waterway Seaport / Olson Kundig Architects

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Designed by Olson Kundig Architects, the Foss Waterway Seaport, Puget Sounds premier maritime heritage, education and recreation center began undergoing historic rehabilitation and adaptive re-use. When building rehabilitation is completed, the new 45,000 square foot public facility will feature an expansive maritime heritage museum, compelling indoor program spaces (including a K-16 marine science and environmental education center), a heritage boat building shop and the “Discovery Wharf” childrens learning center. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Center for Urban Waters / Perkins + Will

  • Architects: Perkins + Will
  • Location: Tacoma, WA, USA
  • Architects: Perkins + Will
  • Structural/Civil Engineer: AHBL, Inc.
  • Mechanical/Electrical Engineer: WSP Flack + Kurtz
  • Lighting: WSP Flack + Kurtz
  • Landscape Architect: Swift & Company
  • Client: National Development Council and the City of Tacoma
  • Commissioning Agent: Rushing
  • Acoustical: Yantis
  • Cost Estimator: Davis Langdon Associates
  • Developer: Loring
  • Contractor: Turner Construction
  • Area: 51000.0 ft2
  • Project Year: 2010
  • Photographs: Benjamin Benschneider

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Tidal Resonance Chamber / Robert Horner

  • Architects: Robert Horner
  • Location: Tacoma, WA, USA
  • Photographs: Unknown photographer

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Stadium 302 / Workshop Architecture|Design

  • Architects: Workshop Architecture|Design
  • Location: Tacoma, WA, USA
  • Architects: Workshop Architecture|Design
  • Principal In Charge: Steve Bull, AIA, LEED
  • Project Team: James Steel, Dan Rusler
  • Interior Design: LairDesign
  • Lighting Design: Precision LD, Seattle
  • Structural Engineering: Quantum Consulting Engineers
  • General Contrator: Norpoint
  • Area: 10900.0 ft2
  • Project Year: 2009
  • Photographs: Courtesy of Workshop Architecture|Design

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