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Architect Mario Botta
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Location San Francisco, California   map
Date 1995   timeline
Building Type art museum
 Construction System steel frame, brick cladding
Climate temperate
Context urban
Style Postmodern
Notes An image-oriented design for a prominent building, a strictly symmetrical composition of Platonic masses with stripes.


Photo, exterior, center of the front elevation

Photo, interior, looking up

Photo, exterior overview


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Discussion SFMOMA Commentary

SFMOMA, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, is the institutional anchor of the Yerba Buena arts and entertainment redevelopment around the Moscone Convention Center.



San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
151 Third Street (between Mission and Howard streets)
San Francisco, CA 94103

Telephone: 415-357-4000
Information Desk: 415-357-4022
Fax: 415-357-4037

Sources on SFMOMA

Johnson Architectural Images. Copyrighted slides in the Artifice Collection.

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at Amazon.com

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SFMOMAThe building pages at the museum's official web site.

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