Bass Museum Expansion
1993 - 2000
Site Area: 39,450 sqmBuilding Area: 3,282 sqmTotal Floor Area: 8,591 sqm
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This is the competition winning project for the expansion and renovation of the Bass Museum of Art.
The existing Florida-keystone building was designed in 1930 within Miami's historic Art Deco District. The 63,100-square-foot new addition's design consists of several simple geometric forms like a cylinder, cubes, rectangle bars, etc., each painted in a different color expressing its space inside. This building-block approach permits two phases, each of which looks like a complete work.