Religious and Cultural
Nelson Atkins Bloch Building
Kansas City, MO
Client: Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Architect: BNIM Architects; Steven Holl Architects
Size: 163,000 SF
JE Dunn Construction provided construction services for the multi-phased expansion and renovation of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art; the Museum's first expansion since it opened in 1933.
As part of the expansion, the Henry W. and Marion H. Bloch Gallery of Art increased museum space by 71 percent. Additionally, space for art classrooms and studios were expanded, roughly tripling in size, allowing the museum to strengthen its leadership in education and community outreach.
Buildings magazine - Project Innovation Citation of Excellence - 2008
Time magazine - Best New Building of the Year - 2008
Kansas City Business Journal - Capstone Award - 2008
Concrete Promotional Group - Excellence in Concrete Award - 2004