The Barnes Foundation by Tod Williams and Billie Tsien Architects

The Barnes Foundation Philadelphia

The sober, handsome, and exquisitely detailed museum, designed by the New York City architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien is located in Philadelphia. The building offers a rare combination of material richness and spatial ingenuity. The design was predicated on the arrangement of the galleries within the original building and a desire to invite new programs into the scheme, such as a garden and classrooms. Continue reading “The Barnes Foundation by Tod Williams and Billie Tsien Architects”