ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Seattle Art Museum: Olympic Sculpture Park
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Architect
Weiss/Manfredi
Client
Seattle Art Museum
Dates
  • Constructed, 2007
Awards
  • AIA National Honor Award 2007
  • AIA New York State, Award of Excellence 2007
  • ASLA Honor Award 2007
  • AIA Honor Award - Seattle Chapter 2007
  • Chicago Athenaeum American Architecture Award 2008
 Podcasts
Seattle Art Museum: Olympic Sculpture Park - Michael Manfredi and Marion Weiss
Description
Olympic Sculpture Park is the winning design of an international competition.

Envisioned as a new model for an urban sculpture park, the project is located on a industrial site at the water's edge. The design creates a continuous constructed landscape for art, forms an uninterrupted Z-shaped "green" platform, and descends 40 feet from the city to the water, capitalizing on views of the skyline and Elliot Bay and rising over the existing infrastructure to reconnect the urban core to...
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