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Denver Art Museum Residences in Colorado by Studio Daniel Libeskind

April 18th, 2012 by Sanjay Gangal

Article source: Studio Daniel Libeskind

Completed in 2006, The Museum Residences is a 127,000 square-foot residential and retail building located on the corner of 12th Ave. and Acoma St. in Denver, CO. The building’s name refers to its adjacency to the Denver Art Museum extension also designed by SDL.

Together, the Residences and Museum form a new center for Denver (Image Courtesy SDL)

  • Architects: Studio Daniel Libeskind
  • Project: Denver Art Museum Residences
  • Location: Denver, Colorado
  • Building size: 127,000 sq.ft, 56 Units, 7 Floors
  • Structure: Cast in place post-tension concrete frame , Structural steel frame ( Penthouse)
  • Client: Mile High Development, Corporex
  • Joint Venture Partner: Davis Partnership

Exterior from plaza (Image Courtesy Ron Pollard)

  • Structural Engineer: Jirsa Hedrick & Associates
  • Civil Engineer: J. F. Sato and Associates
  • Landscape Architect: Studio Daniel Libeskind with Davis Partnership
  • Mechanical Design Consultant (for AMI Mechanical): DMCE Engineering
  • Interior Designer: Studio Daniel Libeskind with Davis Partnership
  • Contractor: MilenderWhite Construction Co.
  • Design-Build Mechanical Contractor: Ami Mechanical Inc
  • Design-Build Electrical Contractor: Ludvik Electric
  • Status: Completed
  • Completion Date: 2006

Evening view of facade (Image Courtesy Bitterbredt)


  • Jan 1 2007: Merit Award for Multifamily
  • Jan 1 2008: CNBC Americas Property Awards 2008 in category of Best Development
  • Jan 1 2008: Award of Honor

Kitchen (Image Courtesy Corporex)

The translucent glass skin combined with the metal-clad geometric forms complement the titanium-clad Museum. The top 6 floors of the 7 story building are residential and house 56 luxury units which ranging in size from 800–5,000 square feet and includes a 1000 car public parking garage. The ground floor provides 16,000 square feet of dedicated retail space which flanks the Acoma Plaza of the Arts.

Museum Residences facade (Image Courtesy Bitterbredt)

In 2008 the project recived the Award of Honor for design excellence from the American Institute of Architects.The Museum Residences was a joint venture between Studio Daniel Libeskind and Davis Partnership Architects in Denver.

Relation to Museum (Image Courtesy Bitterbredt)

View of the Museum from within (Image Courtesy Corporex)

Glas and Zinc Facade (Image Courtesy Bitterbredt)

Detail of Glas and Zinc Facade (Image Courtesy Bitterbredt)

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