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Most Inspiring Architecture In Dallas

January 12, 2011 8:11 PM

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one and a half-acre sculpture garden will feature settings designed to frame outdoor works. (Credit: nashersculpturecenter.org)

one and a half-acre sculpture garden will feature settings designed to frame outdoor works. (Credit: nashersculpturecenter.org)

You don’t have embark on a European vacation to bask in the presence of great architecture. Unknown even to some Dallas natives, this city is home to projects by some of the world’s most renowned architects.

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The Wyly is a revolutionary “multi-form” theater. (Credit: attpac.org)

The Wyly Theater by REX/OMA, Joshua Prince-Ramus and Rem Koolhaas

2400 Flora Street
Dallas, Texas 75201
(214) 978-2800
http://www.attpac.org/thevenues/deecharleswylytheatre.aspx

Known to some as the AT&T Performing Arts Center’s silver box. The Wyly is a revolutionary “multi-form” theater with the ability to transform between proscenium, thrust, arena, traverse, studio, and flat floor configurations with only a small crew and a few hours.

nasher Most Inspiring Architecture In Dallas

one and a half-acre sculpture garden will feature settings designed to frame outdoor works. (Credit: nashersculpturecenter.org)

Nasher Scuplture Center by Renzo Piano

2001 Flora St.
Dallas, Texas 75201
(214) 242-5100
http://www.nashersculpturecenter.org

Designed by Pritzker Prize for Architecture winner Renzo Piano, this ultra-modern museum space is fabricated from clear glass and Italian travertine in a design that plays to the natural lighting…oh, and there’s art in there, too.

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This North Dallas treasure houses one of Dallas’ most lauded art collections. (rachofskyhouse.org)

Rachovsky House by Richard Meier

8605 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75225
(214) 373-3157
http://www.rachofskyhouse.org

This North Dallas treasure houses one of Dallas’ most lauded art collections. It’s a modern and pure-white, box-like home designed by famed New York-based architect Richard Meier.

Kalita Humphrey’s Theater by Frank Lloyd Wright

3636 Turtle Creek Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75219
(214) 522-8499

This is one of the few remaining theaters in the world designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. It still plays host to select performances by the Dallas Theater Center today though it no longer houses the company.

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