Views from the street sideIsozaki's first building in the United States, MOCA is primarily set into the parking levels of the California Plaza--a complex including a hotel, residential areas, and commercial spaces. At street level, the museum includes a central plaza with two separate volumes on each side.
|The main entrance to MOCA and the galleries, some with natural light from the pyramidal skylights, are on the lower level.|
Views of the plazaA courtyard unites the two separate street-level buildings. These structures are of red sandstone and green aluminum panels in diamond patterns.
|The opposite side of the plaza (right) and the lower entrance (left) in the sunken courtyard|
The side of the courtyard and the back of MOCA
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