The Clark Art Institute Campus expansion

Williamstown / United States / 2014

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The Clark Art Institute is in its final phase of a transformational campus expansion program that adds new facilities to support the growth of museum and academic programs, enhances the visitor experience, improves circulation throughout the campus, and creates new levels of sustainability across its 140 acres. The program focuses on providing superior facilities for the benefit of visitors and scholars and underscores the Clark’s environmental stewardship of its grounds.



Project Overview
The project was initiated in 2001 after the creation of a master plan by Cooper, Robertson & Partners that reconceived the campus. Accomplished through a phased approach, the project includes:
 construction of the Lunder Center at Stone Hill (completed in 2008)
 construction of the new Clark Center
 renovation of the Museum Building and expansion of galleries
 ongoing renovation of the Manton Research Center
 redesign and reconfiguration of the Clark’s grounds
 demolition of an existing physical plant building
 construction of new below-grade physical plant facilities (completed in 2012)
 comprehensive sitework package
 installation of more than two miles of walking trails.


 


Architects
Architects Tadao Ando Architect & Associates, Osaka, Japan
(Clark Center, Lunder Center at Stone Hill, physical plant)

Selldorf Architects, New York, New York
(Museum Building and Manton Research Center)

Reed Hilderbrand Landscape Architecture, Cambridge, Massachusetts
(Campus Landscape, Circulation, Tiered Reflecting Pool)

Gensler, New York, New York, Executive Architect and Sustainability Consultant

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    The Clark Art Institute is in its final phase of a transformational campus expansion program that adds new facilities to support the growth of museum and academic programs, enhances the visitor experience, improves circulation throughout the campus, and creates new levels of sustainability across its 140 acres. The program focuses on providing superior facilities for the benefit of visitors and scholars and underscores the Clark’s environmental stewardship of its grounds. Project...

    Project details
    • Year 2014
    • Work finished in 2014
    • Client The Clark Art Institute
    • Status Completed works
    • Type Museums
    • Websitehttp://www.clarkart.edu/
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