Courtesy of Los Angeles Department of City Planning
New renderings showing an updated design for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Los Angeles have been revealed as part of a presentation to the LA city planning commission. Designed by MAD Architects, the building will house the Star Wars-directors’ expansive collection of art, illustrations and artifacts, showcasing the art of visual storytelling.
The new renderings show a slightly more compact version of the original design, with more of the museum program being moved to the ground floor along Exposition Park. Other new elements appear to be a cove-like area with its own waterfall.
In addition to the museum program, the building will contain offices, educational spaces, a library, a restaurant, a museum shop and cafe, distributed over 5 floors.
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Construction on the project is slated to begin in January 2018, with completion sometime in 2021.News via Urbanize LA, H/T Curbed LA.