Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

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Location: Philadelphia, PA
Architect:Rafael Vinoly Architects, PC
General Contractor: LF Driscoll Company, LLC/Artis T. Ore, Joint Venture
Photographer: Roman Vinoly
Veneer Species: African Mahogany and Makore

Rafael Vinoly, AIA; Rafael Vinoly Architects, PC

“It was a wonderful relationship; the first of what we hope will be many collaborations. The woodworkers’ knowledge of wood detailing and construction was invaluable in meeting our tight schedule. They were never willing to compromise the design,”

  • Grand Winner of the 2005 AWI Standard of Excellence Award “Cultural Center”
  • Winner of the 2005 AWI Standard of Excellence Award
  • Winner of the 2004 AWI Award of Excellence
  • Featured in AWI Design Solutions / Summer Issue, 2004
  • Winner of the 2003 General Building Contractors Association Building Excellence Award
  • Featured in Architectural Record / March, 2002
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