2021

Nancy and Rich Kinder Museum Building
by L'Observatoire International

Nancy and Rich Kinder Museum Building - Museum of Fine Arts Houston by L'Observatoire International

The new Nancy and Rich Kinder building stands as the central showpiece in the Museum of Fine Arts Houston campus redevelopment.

The Steven Holl Architects-designed structure is the final addition to the diverse portfolio of buildings at the heart of Houston’s museum district. Its glass facade offers a muted backdrop for the lush green live oak trees of the museum grounds during the day, and softly glows as a lantern beacon at night. The lighting was designed to position the building in the context of the city while shaping an intimate pedestrian experience for visitors.


This project has been longlisted in the architectural lighting design category of Dezeen Awards 2021.

Designer: L'Observatoire International
Project: Nancy and Rich Kinder Museum Building

Sponsors

  • Dezeen Awards 2021 sponsor Longboard
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