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A research project from the Architectural Engineering program at The University of Texas at Austin – featuring contemporary architecture, engineering and construction around the world.

Kimbell Museum Addition – Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.

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Click here to watch video of COMPLETED building.

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Click here for an [animated video tour] of the new building.
Click here for timelapse videos of the construction: aerial, columns.

Building: Kimbell Museum Addition
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Architect of Record: Kendall/Heaton Architects
Structural Engineer: Guy Nordenson and Associates
Local Engineer: BDD BrocketteDavisDrake
Construction: H.C. Beck Group
Construction from 2010-2012

AE Interest: Cast concrete walls, timber beams, steel/glass roof, underground, context, approach/entry sequence, expressed structure/detail. `

UT tour Fort Worth


Written by Gregory Brooks

October 14, 2009 at 8:24 pm

Posted in Under Construction

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