The Walters Art Museum Master Plan

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The Walters Art Museum Master Plan

The Master Plan creates a framework for future expansion. It will enable The Walters to further its mission as a public cultural institution and research center by re-configuring the campus to properly serve the needs of the visiting public and specialized researchers.

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The master plan establishes guidelines for maximizing the use of the Museum’s existing facilities and rationalizing a recently purchased three-story limestone Beaux-Arts building and a potential new building on an adjacent parking lot.  

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The plan also proposes guidelines for the Museum’s creating a more enhanced public presence, strategically developing new facilities and better integrating with its historic Mount Vernon neighborhood. 

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A 2011 update outlines a first phase implementation  for the conjoined 1908 and 1974 structures.


 

详情

时间
2012
项目地点
Baltimore, MD
项目规模
440,580 GSF
功能
Galleries, Conservation, Curatorial Departments, Exhibit Support, Administrative Spaces, Education and Special Events Spaces, Retail Shop

团队

设计合伙人
Thomas Wong
管理合伙人
Duncan Hazard, Don Weinreich
项目经理
Mazie Huh
项目建筑师
Paul Keene

新闻

  • 2007
    • Dash, Julekha . "Walters Picks NY firm to Develop Museum's Master Plan" (Baltimore Business Journal, 9/27/2007)
    • Gunts, Edward. "NY Architects to Develop Master Plan for Walters" (Baltimore Sun, 9/27/2007)
    • McHugh, Sharon. "Walters Selects Master Planning Firm Polshek Partnership" (Worldarchitecturenews.com, 9/28/2007)

专业顾问

结构
Robert Silman Associates
暖通/电气/给排水
Altieri Sebor Wieber LLC Consulting Engineers
外围
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Inc.
规范
Jensen Hughes
成本预算
Whiting-Turner Contracting Company