Known for powerful and sustainable building designs for cultural, educational, scientific and governmental institutions, the internationally acclaimed Ennead Architects has been a leader in the design world for decades. Ennead brings extensive museum experience to the project, having designed the much-acclaimed renovation and expansion of the Yale University Art Gallery, as well as several significant projects at the Brooklyn Museum, Natural History Museum of Utah, and the Rose Center for Earth and Space at the American Museum of Natural History. Recipient of the prestigious AIA NY Medal of Honor and the Smithsonian Institution-Cooper Hewitt National Design Award and numerous design awards for individual buildings, including 12 National AIA Honor Awards, Ennead engages in work across the spectrum of architectural endeavor, including new building design, planning and adaptive re-use.
Schwartz/Silver serves museums, academic institutions and libraries with designs for new construction, renovations and planning studies. Many projects combine new architecture and historically significant older buildings, with six of them recognized in their seven AIA National Honor Awards and over forty AIA regional and chapter awards. Recent projects include an orientation center, galleries and collection areas for the Frick Art & Historical Center in Pittsburgh, PA, the LSU Museum of Art in Baton Rouge, LA, and Alex + Ani Hall, the new Art Center of Rhode Island College.