Gallery: Tod Williams & Billie Tsien Unveil Their Nature-Inspired Desig...

 
New York-based firm Tod Williams & Billie Tsien Architects are in the running for the renovation and expansion of the Kimball Art Center in Park City, UT. Their design is inspired by the surrounding alpine and mountainous landscape and attempts not to recreate it, but to capture its spirit through framed openings of the mountains and sky. Called the Box of Sky and Shadow, the simple concept recalls some of TWBTA's other projects around the country and features an influx of natural daylight, a copper clad exterior, energy efficient systems, and photovoltaics on the roof.

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  1. Carey Keller May 13, 2012 at 10:41 am

    An incredibly talented couple! I sat next to Mr Williams on plane from T C to Chicago last summer. Had no idea of his status in the architectural field. I mentioned we built a cottage in leelanau county, which kick started an animated conversation about architecture.

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