Modern Magazine reports on WHY’s design for the Speed Museum

“THE WAVE OF MUSEUM EXPANSIONS of the last decade and a half has slowed. Museums are still being renovated and expanded, of course, but new trophy buildings now come in small handfuls rather than in what seemed like droves. So it is somewhat startling to see a bold new building that both respects and transforms a nearly ninety-year-old encyclopedic collection. Designed by Los Angeles and New York–based firm wHY Architecture, the new building at the Speed Art Museum in Louisville, Kentucky, deftly reconciles the desire for a striking contemporary design with the museum’s historic building, all while providing a satisfying place to view art.”


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October 16th, 2016
Acupuncture Architecture,  Historic Preservation,  Masterplans,  Museums,  Programming,  Sustainability
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