click on photos to enlargeThis world famous piece of modern architecture was designed by the gifted Luis Khan, who was born on an island off of Estonia, in 1901. He moved, with his family, to Pennsylvania, at the age of four and later became an American citizen., and an award winning architect.
Entering the building, you pass fountains of softly flowing water
before entering a path through an arbor of trees. All of this to relax you physically and mentally, enabling you to enjoy the works of art that you are about to see.
Across the expanse of lawn, there on the left, is where Renzo Piano (who is a famous Italian architect) built the much needed, energy efficient, beautifully designed Renzo Pavilion. As Renzo himself said: " Close enough for a conversation , not too close, and not too far away"
The Renzo Pavilion....a place you need to see for yourself!
Parking can be a problem in the museum district. Part to the new pavilion construction, included a new parking garage, built under that grassy section between the two buildings. Best of all, it is free...and seems to me that folks haven't found it yet? Shhh!