Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center

Armand-Hammer-Museum

Location:

Westwood, California

Owner:

Occidental Petroleum Corporation

Architect:

Edward Larrabee Barnes / Gruen Associates

Description:

This concrete and steel structure was built in 18 months on a fast-track program and features two levels of the museum and support facilities. There are five galleries, an auditorium, a library, book stores, and a grand courtyard. Included in the construction project was the remodel and retrofit of the first 6 levels of the adjacent Occidental Petroleum headquarters building which remained in operation throughout the construction process.

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