John S. and James L. Knight Building, Akron Art Museum--page 4 (of eight pages)

Coop Himmelb(l)au
2007




Views from the east and northeast

The mechanical wing of the building runs along the north side of the building, enclosing beneath sleek aluminum panels the heating and ventilation systems and other mechanical equipment. The slope of this wing repeats the ground level since the ground on the east side is about one-half story higher than the front/west side. The Roof Cloud hovers above the older art museum building. (See the older building.)

 

Views from the north looking into the small sculpture patio on the north side

 
 
 

Left and center: the south east side of the building; right: the northeast corner--the mechanical wing



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