Atelier Peter Zumthor & Partner

If museums are designed properly, they can be as open and accessible as a public plaza, and as intimate and intellectually spiritual and personal as a single encounter with a work of art. That’s really what we’re going for here in the new building.

PROJECT KEY FACTS

LACMA Building for the Permanent Collection

  • New building size: approx. 347,500 sq. ft. replacing approx. 393,000 sq. ft. of existing buildings.
  • A reduction of approximately 45,000 sq. ft. from the existing buildings.
  • 3.5 acres of new public outdoor space (2.5 acres in Hancock Park and 1 acre on the Spaulding lot).
  • 260 existing parking spaces on the Spaulding lot will be relocated to a new parking structure on Ogden Drive.
  • Seamless integration of new building with the existing park and remaining LACMA buildings.
  • Replacement of inefficient, deteriorating buildings with new, environmentally sustainable structures, embracing state-of-the-art resource management and technology resulting in the project achieving LEED Gold certification.
  • West Campus facilities (BCAM, Resnick Pavilion, and Pritzker Parking Garage) and the Pavilion for Japanese Art will remain.
  • Demolition and construction will begin in late 2019, completed in the end of 2023.
  • New Metro Purple Line subway will be directly across from the museum and will be open in 2023.
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LA City Council Approves Wilshire Air Space Vacation
County Approves Building LACMA Project
LACMA's Bold Future - Design LA, Los Angeles Times
LA City Council Approves Wilshire Air Space Vacation
County Approves Building LACMA Project
LACMA's Bold Future - Design LA, Los Angeles Times
LA City Council Approves Wilshire Air Space Vacation
County Approves Building LACMA Project
LACMA's Bold Future - Design LA, Los Angeles Times

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