Denver Art Museum – Hamilton Building

The Denver Art Museum’s $140-million 2006 expansion was designed by world-renowned architect Daniel Libeskind and executed by local architects at the Davis Partnership. The new Frederic C. Hamilton building is a feat of engineering and architectural design that has helped anchor the Civic Center Cultural Complex as a Denver landmark. Due to the highly angled walls and overall dynamic silhouette of the building, unique challenges were presented to the team at ArtHouse that rarely manifest themselves in the typical comprehensive signage and wayfinding project. ArtHouse devised highly technical ways of ensuring that the dimensional type that was used in everything from donor recognition installations to gallery identification was perpendicular to the floor, despite the sharply angled walls that give this museum its distinctive character. Read more


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