The museum is composed as a series of five pavilions, each containing a specific component of the building program.
With the Blizard Building, the design team aimed at creating an outstanding new building for the College, as well as a significant landmark and educational resource for the local community.
In the typical theater, the proliferation of front-of-house and back-of-house spaces threatens to strangle the auditorium itself, buffering the performance from the outside world.
Located on the north side of Flora Street, in the heart of the Dallas Arts District, the Winspear Opera House will be one of the six venues that will comprise the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts.
Constructed of warm, natural materials, including copper, stone, wood and glass, the new de Young blends into and complement its surroundings.