Menil Collection to Renovate Surrounding Landscape

June 13th, 2013

The Menil CollectionStarting its campaign to create a “neighborhood of art” around its Houston campus, the Menil Collection has hired landscape architect Michael Van Valkenburgh to redesign and expand the environment around its 6 buildings.    “It’s always a challenge to take a landscape that has evolved incrementally and a landscape that has a subtle and modest character and to somehow succeed in improving it,” Mr. Van Valkenburgh says. “It’s not something that needs to be reinvented.”

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