Cranbrook Art Museum & Collections Building
Design possesses a powerful capacity to rouse the human spirit: To craft a compelling visitor experience. To unite artist and audience. To create memorable encounters of sight and sound. To create the correct conservation environment. With our Cultural practice, SmithGroupJJR creates evocative, expressive and truly exceptional places that underscore your institution's mission.
Our studio has become a major force in the field, honored to work with several of the world's most prestigious institutions and iconic places. We bring together a select, integrated team for each project, comprising professionals with expertise in design, engineering, planning, as well as archival conservation,
theater arts or other appropriate specialties. Together, the team provides proven experience and a nuanced understanding of the cultural realm.
The SmithGroupJJR portfolio garners awards not only for design excellence, but also functionality. We grasp the special sensibilities necessary to work with landmark buildings, stagecraft, fragile collections and contemplative environments. Clients appreciate our collaborative skills, vital when working on projects that require consensus with numerous stakeholders. As your team, we can address the complex technical and operational issues cultural institutions face in today's competitive environment. SmithGroupJJR crafts iconic spaces
When you work with SmithGroupJJR, you become an integral part of the creative team because you bring insights that make your project distinctly yours. We listen and we hear. It's where great design begins. To learn more contact us.
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