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Author Frumkin, Peter.

Title Building for the arts : the strategic design of cultural facilities / Peter Frumkin & Ana Kolendo
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 276 pages)
Summary Over the past two decades, the arts in America have experienced an unprecedented building boom, with more than sixteen billion dollars directed to the building, expansion, and renovation of museums, theaters, symphony halls, opera houses, and centers for the visual and performing arts. Among the projects that emerged from the boom were many brilliant successes. Others, like the striking addition of the Quadracci Pavilion to the Milwaukee Art Museum, brought international renown but also tens of millions of dollars of off-budget debt while offering scarce additional benefit to the arts and
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Arts facilities -- Design and construction.
Arts facilities -- Planning.
Arts facilities -- United States -- Design and construction.
Strategic planning.
Form Electronic book
Author Kolendo, Ana.
ISBN 022609975X (electronic bk.)
9780226099750 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)