Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Arts

Zaha Hadid’s first US commission becomes “the most important American building since the end of the Cold War.”

Project Type

Contemporary Arts Center

Construction Cost

Square Feet
87,500 SF

KZF was the Architect of Record working in association with internationally acclaimed architect, Zaha Hadid, on the new $20M Lois and Richard Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art. The 87,200 SF space is six stories high with a lower level, expanding the existing Contemporary Arts Center’s space over six times. Tucked in the lower level, there is a 125-seat performance space and a catering kitchen to support special functions. Administrative offices are located on the third floor as well as part of the fourth and there is a coffee bar at the lobby level. The sixth floor houses the Unmuseum, an interactive educational center for children and families.