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Previous spread Gordon Bunshaft’s 1966 design for the LBJ Presidential Library is a starkly modern statement. Clockwise from top The presidential papers make up a dramatic display in the Grand Hall. The recent renovation removed nonoriginal displays, which had accumulated over time, and returned the Grand Hall to it original sparse monumentality. The entry level now has more room for exhibits. The replica of Johnson’s Oval Office was a late addition to the original program.

Opposite page top to bottom Sid

Richardson Hall provides a measured datum behind the Library. Most visitors approach the Library through the colonnaded Sid Richardson Hall. Views of the Library can be appreciated from the park to the south of the fountain.

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11/12 2013

Texas Architect November/December 2013: Campus Architecture  

This issue explores the value of architectural diversity and creative responses to context. The discussion begins with a series on the three...

Texas Architect November/December 2013: Campus Architecture  

This issue explores the value of architectural diversity and creative responses to context. The discussion begins with a series on the three...