New Parrish Museum – designed by Herzog & de Meuron

November 20th, 2012

The new Parrish Museum building, designed by Herzog & de Meuron, is a sleek longhouse-inspired design, almost resembling an ultramodern chicken coop in Southampton. It hosts details such as a 600-foot-long outside wall of seamless concrete with a surface impression of wood grain, and the roof extends dramatically over a courtyard for outdoor events. The museum originally agreed to an $80 million design that was a host of connected buildings that would look like Long Island artist studios, but eventually requested the current iteration, costing just $26 million.Read the article via NY Magazine