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Here’s a Look at Six Alternate Design Concepts for the LACMA Revamp

Demolition of some of the museum’s original buildings is already in progress.

Much to the chagrin of preservationists, demolition kicked off earlier this year at LACMA, where some of the museum’s original buildings are making way for a roughly $750-million structure designed by architect Peter Zumthor.  But even as work continues for the controversial revamp, a group formed in opposition to the project is fielding proposals for alternate schemes for the campus.

Demolition of some of the museum's original buildings is already in progress.

Much to the chagrin of preservationists, demolition kicked off earlier this year at LACMA, where some of the museum's original buildings are making way for a roughly $750-million structure designed by architect Peter Zumthor.  But even as work continues for the controversial revamp, a group formed in opposition to the project is fielding proposals for alternate schemes for the campus.