Christie’s on our work at the Harvard Art Museums

February 20, 2015 Buildings

Christie's, the world's largest fine arts auction house, reveals our design process and thinking through an in-depth review of the Harvard Art Museums. "At Harvard, there’s an emphasis on making strong connections with individual works, so when possible we display objects in the round where they can be seen up close and studied from multiple angles." -Kulapat Yantrasast  

A look back at GRAM’s environmental performance

February 13, 2015 Buildings

The U.S. Green Building Council reviews wHY's first museum project, the Grand Rapids Art Museum, as initiator of sustainable art environments and thoughtful advancer of museum architecture. The USGBC kicks off the process of studying the GRAM's environmental and post-occupancy performance. "This museum, designed during the infancy of the LEED green building movement, became a proving ground for future generations of green cultural institutions and art museums. Today, “Integrated Design” is a well-accepted LEED pilot credit for all teams to explore internationally." -Joyce Lee


January 9, 2015 Buildings, Objects

Our Venice House was recently featured in two magazines, The PLAN and art4d.

Interior Design Magazine lists our David Kordansky Gallery as their top Garage Conversion.

December 26, 2014 Buildings

See how we transformed a body shop, food market and martial arts studio into one of Los Angeles' premier galleries in Interior Design Magazine. "For the Kordansky Gallery in Los Angeles, opened in September, wHY merged several buildings, including a food market and car repair shop, to create a soaring space for art—paying homage to the structure’s industrial roots by exposing trusses and ducts."


December 9, 2014 Buildings, Ideas

Paul Goldberger, architecture critic for Vanity Fair, moderates a discussion between the key architects involved in the Clark Art Institute’s campus expansion program, recorded on June 28, 2014 as the Clark prepared for the grand opening of its facilities. Panelists include Tadao Ando (Tadao Ando Architect & Associates, Osaka, Japan); Annabelle Selldorf (Selldorf Architects, New York, New York); Maddy Burke-Vigeland (Gensler, New York, New York); Gary Hilderbrand (Reed Hilderbrand Landscape Architecture, Cambridge, Massachusetts); Kulapat Yantrasast (wHY Architecture, Culver City, California); and Michael Conforti, director of the Clark Art Institute.

Accessible Design at WAM

November 18, 2014 Buildings

Misa Lund of wHY  talked about the importance of enabling design in cultural settings and showed slides of our planned pedestrian bridge for the Worcester Art Museum in Massachusetts. See how we are improving lives with accessible design at the Worcester Museum of Art. Slideshow on