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The Menil Collection – Houston, Texas, U.S. `

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Building: The Menil Collection
Location: 1533 Sul Ross Street, Houston, Texas 77006
Architect: Renzo Piano
Structural Engineer: Arup
Images: Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW)
Completion 1986

AE Interests: The building’s roof has an innovative design that allows for natural interior lighting – a roof of concrete “leaves” controls the entry of light into the building.  `


Written by Mike Renteria

November 30, 2012 at 8:26 pm

Posted in Built

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