Olson Kundig’s Jordan Schnitzer Museum reflects its surroundings with red mirrored glass

With a permanent art collection of approximately 3,500 pieces hailing from the 20th and 21st centuries, the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at Washington State University is arguably the most prestigious curatorial institution in Pullman, Washington, and joins a string of art museums founded by the Schnitzer family across the Pacific Northwest. The project opened in 2018

Renovation of Seattle's Space Needle

Facades+ Seattle will trace the rise of Pacific Northwest design

Over the last three decades, Seattle has experienced explosive population and economic growth, that has fundamentally reshaped the city’s architectural makeup as well as its AEC community’s relationship to national and international trends. On December 7, Facades+ Seattle will bring together local practitioners in an in-depth conversation around recent projects and innovative facade materials and design. Consider architecture and design

Olson Kundig creates dynamic terracotta pattern at Kirkland Museum in Denver

“How does a little building for decorative arts hold its own next to big icons?” asked Jim Olson, partner at Olson Kundig. This was the challenge that Seattle-based architects were tasked with when they took on a project to design a new space for Denver-based Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art to move into. The project site sits

Olson Kundig Merges Western History and Modern Art

Richlite-clad museum expansion inspired by industrial context and Old West art collection. Commissioned to craft an extension to the Antoine Predock–designed Tacoma Art Museum, Olson Kundig Architects sought inspiration in both the history of the site and the art collection itself. Located in the city’s Union Depot/Warehouse historic district, the museum is surrounded by brick