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Nancy and Rich Kinder Museum / Steven Holl Architects

Nancy and Rich Kinder Museum / Steven Holl Architects

© Richard Barnes, courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston© Richard Barnes, courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston© Richard Barnes, courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston© Richard Barnes, courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston+ 20

  • Principal:Steven Holl
  • Partner In Charge:Chris McVoy
  • Senior Associate:Olaf Schmidt
  • Associate:Filipe Taboada
  • Associate Architects:Kendall/Heaton Associates, Kendall/Heaton Associates, Laurence C. Burns Jr., Saman Ahmadi, Laurence C. Burns Jr
  • Restaurant Architect Steven Harris Architects:Steven Harris, Lucien Rees Roberts
  • Cost Estimator:Venue Cost Consultants
  • Façade Consultant:Knippers Helbig
  • Glass:Gartner Permasteelisa
  • Water Feature:Waterscapes
  • City:Houston
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© Richard Barnes, courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
© Richard Barnes, courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Text description provided by the architects. Designed to display the Museum’s collections of modern and contemporary art, the three-story, 237,213-square-foot Nancy and Rich Kinder Building, designed by Steven Holl Architects, houses 102,366 square feet of exhibition space on its two upper floors, its entry-level and two underground pedestrian tunnels.

© Richard Barnes, courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
© Richard Barnes, courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Of 183,528 square feet in total program space, 56 percent is committed to the display of works of art and the 215-seat theater for film screenings. Underground parking comprises 53,685 square feet.

© Richard Barnes, courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
© Richard Barnes, courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
© Richard Barnes, courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
© Richard Barnes, courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Additional features include a restaurant and café overlooking the Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden, designed by Isamu Noguchi. The pair of pedestrian tunnels connect the Kinder Building to the Museum’s existing gallery buildings and the new Glassell School of Art.

© Richard Barnes, courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
© Richard Barnes, courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

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Address:5500 Main St, Houston, TX 77004, United States

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Cite: "Nancy and Rich Kinder Museum / Steven Holl Architects" 17 Nov 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/951508/nancy-and-rich-kinder-museum-steven-holl-architects> ISSN 0719-8884
© Richard Barnes, courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

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