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post updated Aug 21, 2020

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Oct 13, 2018
Gateway Arch in St. Louis Wins Grant
The Gateway Arch St Louis by day
photo © Joe Lekas

Eleven new grants include the famous Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri:

Getty Foundation 2018 Keeping it Modern Grants News

Oct 9, 2018
Artery Residence, Kansas City
Architects: Hufft
Artery in Kansas City Missouri
photo : Michael Robinson Photography
New Residence in Kansas City
This new home is for leading contemporary art collectors. The focus of the property is the art collection and how it flows through the building by way of a main ‘artery’.

Sep 28, 2018
Lee’s Summit School District R-7 – Missouri Innovation Campus
Design: Gould Evans ; Associate Architects: DLR Group
Missouri Innovation Campus Building
image courtesy of Chicago Athenaeum
Missouri Innovation Campus Building
The MIC program is the result of a unique partnership among Lee’s Summit School District, Metropolitan Community College, and the University of Central Missouri.

Sep 19, 2018
Weatherby Lake House, Platte County
Design: KEM STUDIO, Architects
Weatherby Lake House, Missouri home
photo : Bob Greenspan
Weatherby Lake House
The house is created from two simple platonic forms, one resting on the other, pulled apart to create an aperture to the lake. The view is revealed once you enter the house, leaving the city behind and immersing yourself in lake living.

Sep 1, 2018
Reeds Spring Middle School, Southfield
Architects: Dake Wells Architecture
Reeds Spring Middle School Southfield, Missouri building
image courtesy of Chicago Athenaeum
Reeds Spring Middle School Building
The design approach for the Reeds Spring Middle School denies the conventional act of scraping the site clean, flattening the hilltops and destroying the natural character of the site.

Aug 10, 2018
Waldo Complex , Waldo, south Kansas City
Architects: El Dorado Inc. and Kansas State University Design+Make Studio)
Waldo Complex Missouri building
photo : Mike Sinclair
Waldo Complex Missouri
Waldo is a diverse and dynamic neighborhood in southern Kansas City. Once the southern extent of the city’s former streetcar line, Waldo doesn’t play by the rules of conventional urbanism or City Beautiful urban planning, but has flourished nonetheless.

May 19, 2018
Museum at the Gateway Arch, St. Louis
Design: James Carpenter Design Associates
Museum of Westward Expansion in St Louis
photo © Earthcam/Gateway Arch Park Foundation
Museum at the Gateway Arch in St. Louis
As part of Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates (MVVA) team that won the 2010 City+Arch+River international design competition, Cooper Robertson and James Carpenter Design Associates (JCDA) with Trivers Associates have designed the significant expansion and renovation of the Eero Saarinen-designed Museum of Westward Expansion, located directly below the iconic Gateway Arch.

Dec 26, 2016
Heavy Metal House, Joplin
Design: Hufft Projects
Heavy Metal House in Joplin
photos : Matthew Hufft / Andrew Fabin
House in Joplin
Aptly named, Heavy Metal is a steel clad private residence that sits on eight acres of heavily wooded terrain.

Oct 28, 2016
Gary M. Sumers Recreation Center at Washington University in St. Louis
Design: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, architects
Gary M. Sumers Recreation Center
photo : Daniel Lee/Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
Gary M. Sumers Recreation Center at Washington University in St. Louis
The new Gary M. Sumers Recreation Center at Washington University in St. Louis, designed by well-known architecture firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, opens its doors today during a campus celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony. The new facility, which reimagines the University’s historic Francis Gymnasium, adds 66,000-square-feet and creates a new gateway to a comprehensive recreation and sports complex.

Aug 22, 2016
Green Air installation at Contemporary Art Museum of Saint Louis
Design: Nomad Studio, landscape architecture
Green Air installation at Contemporary Art Museum of Saint Louis
photograph : Alise O’Brien Photography
Green Air, Contemporary Art Museum of Saint Louis
Designed by landscape architecture firm Nomad Studio, Green Air is the second installation of a play in two acts at the Contemporary Art Museum of Saint Louis. Green Air is a sculptural aerial garden that creates a dialogue in form, material, time, and space with the previous intervention, Green Varnish.

Jul 15, 2013
Place is the Space is Unprecedented Collaboration with Museum Architect Brad Cloepfil
On View Sep 6 – Dec 29, 2013
Jill Dowen’s piece entitled Beauty Mark:
Jill Dowen Beauty Mark
photograph : Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (CAM)
Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis
CAM celebrates the tenth anniversary of its critically acclaimed building. Place is the Space is a curatorial collaboration between the architect Brad Cloepfil and curator Dominic Molon.

Missouri Building Photos

St. Louis photos copyright Joe Lekas, 2010

The Gateway Arch (third photo at the top of this post):

St. Louis Arch and Courthouse with fountain:
St. Louis Arch and Courthouse with fountain

St. Louis Arch at night with spotlights:
St. Louis arch at night with spotlights

The Gateway Arch, aka Gateway to the West
Date built: 1947
Architect: Eero Saarinen ; Engineer: Hannskarl Bandel

Part of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial in St. Louis, Missouri.
630 ft (192 m) wide, base
630 ft (192 m) tall
The tallest man-made monument in the United States

Construction:1963-65

The Gateway to the West opened to the public on July 10, 1967

The St. Louis Arch was designed as a weighted or flattened Catenary arch.

Missouri Architectural Designs

e-architect select the key examples of Missouri Buildings, USA. The focus is on contemporary buildings and designs.

Major Missouri Building Designs, alphabetical:

Nelson Atkins Museum of Art – Extension, Kansas (included here as its just over the border)
2002-07
Design: Steven Holl Architects
Nelson Atkins Museum of Art: Kansas City Building
photo : Andy Ryan
Nelson Atkins Museum of Art building
The Bloch Building is one of the largest US commissions received by this New york architecture office.

Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion
2007-
Design: David Chipperfield Architects
Saint Louis Art Museum East Building
image courtesy of the Saint Louis Art Museum
Saint Louis Art Museum

The new 200,000-sqft East Building sits alongside the existing building from 1904 designed by Cass Gilbert. The expansion increases gallery and public space by 30 percent, allowing the institution to celebrate fully the richness and variety of its encyclopedic collection.

Major Missouri Building Developments, no images, alphabetical:

Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis
2001
Tadao Ando Architect & Associates

Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Washington University, St Louis
2006
Maki And Associates

Washington University School of Engineering & Applied Science, St. Louis
2008
RMJM Hillier
Washington University Building

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Tadao Ando Architect

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