The entrance facadeThe new Art Building is physically connected with the neo-classical white marble Toledo Museum of Art, although it is difficult to see any contextual relationship. Like most of Gehry's works, this building is a fractured composition, broken into discrete volumes with rising and descending forms. The metalic facade is made of lead-coated copper, giving a fortress-like appearance to the side and rear of the building..
A walk around the bulding
|The concrete walls (berms) and the absence of windows add to the fortress look.|
The rear of the building
Click here to see the entrance and the courtyard of the University of Toledo Art Building.
Other works by Gehry on this site include: California Aerospace Museum, Edgemar Mall, Frances Howard Goldwyn Regional Branch Library, Indiana Avenue Houses, Norton House, Loyola Law School, Spiller House, and Vontz Center for Molecular Studies.
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