Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington--page 2 (of 3 pages)

Venturi Rauch & Scott-Brown

Terra cotta framed arches

The use of polychrome framing elements is contextual, reminding the viewer that buildings in Seattle's historic district had terra cotta elements. .

Unique columns and capitals

See other examples of this firm's interesting capitals: Sainsbury Wing, National Gallery in London; MacDonald Medical Research Laboratories, UCLA in California; and Reedy Creek Emergency Service Headquarters in Florida.

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