John S. and James L. Knight Building, Akron Art Museum--page 8 (of eight pages)

Coop Himmelb(l)au

The Elevator Tower

This tower contains the elevator and also provides a support for the High Roof. Like a modern sculpture, its form is zigzag and it appears unstable. Like other elements in the building, it is asymmetric and dynamic, relating to Deconstructivist aims.

Views from the second story


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