Clark Center from Reflecing Pool | Image Credit Tucker Bair
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.
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Louis Grachos, Ernest and Sarah Butler Executive Director of The Contemporary Austin, announces three internationally renowned landscape architects as finalists in creating a Master Site Plan for Laguna Gloria, Austin’s picturesque historic treasure.
The main stipulation in the Request for Qualifications was for the selected firm to develop a comprehensive Master Site Plan that fully incorporates the twelve acres of Laguna Gloria while laying the groundwork for the Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park and respecting the existing historic 1916 Italianate Driscoll Villa, the fifty-year-old Art School, and the vibrant ecology of the site.
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89.3 WFPL reports
The landscape architects Reed Hilderbrand from Boston will redesign the Museum’s setting along South Third Street on the northwest corner of the University’s Belknap campus. At present the Speed hopes to be in a position to unveil the new master plan in Spring 2010. The Board of Governors has approved a $40 million capital campaign for the design, construction, furnishings, and endowment support.
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