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Ground Breaking: July 19, 2010 — Opening: November 10, 2012

Parrish 12.11.09 # 9999V3 8769

November 9, 2012, 7:24 AM

Herzog & de Meuron Project Team


Partners: Jacques Herzog, Pierre de Meuron, Ascan Mergenthaler (Partner in Charge)

Project Team: Philip Schmerbeck (Associate, Project Director), Jayne Barlow (Associate), Raymond Jr. Gaëtan

Jack Brough, Marta Brandão, Sara Jacinto, Tom Powell, Nils Sanderson, Leo Schneidewind, Camia Young

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Design Consultant

Herzog & de Meuron, Basel, Switzerland

Executive Architect

Douglas Moyer Architect PC, Sag Harbor, NY, USA

Mechanical Engineering

Buro Happold, New York, NY, USA

Structural Engineering

S.L. Maresca & Associates, Hampton Bays, NY, USA

Furniture Design

Konstantin Grcic Industrial Design, Munich, Germany

Landscape Architect

Reed Hilderbrand Associates Inc, Watertown, MA, USA

Lighting Designer

ARUP Lighting (Andy Sedgwick), London, UK

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Geotechnical Consultant

Langan, New York, NY, USA

Security Consultant

Ducibella Venter & Santore, North Haven, CT, USA

AV/IT/Acoustics Consultant

Shen/Milsom/Wilke, New York, NY, USA

Civil / Environmental Engineer

Nelson, Pope & Voorhis Engineers & Surveryors, Mellville, NY, USA

Commissioning Agent

Dometech, Edison, NJ, USA

Concrete Consultant

Reginald D. Hough, Rhinebeck, NY, USA

Lighting Engineer

ARUP Lighting, New York, NY, USA

Signage Design

LaPlaca Cohen, New York, NY, USA

Soil Engineer

D.B. Bennett, P.E., East Hampton, NY, USA


Saskas Surveying Company, P.C., East Hampton, NY, USA

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General Contractor

Ben Krupinksi Builders, East Hampton, USA


CM Richey Electrical, Ronkonkoma, NY, USA

Fire Protection

Chevally Enterprises, Ronkonkoma, NY, USA


Cary Insulation, Bohemia, NY, USA


North Sea Plumbing and Heating, Southampton, NY, USA


Dynasty RSW, LLC, Calverton, NY, USA


Precision Signs, Amityville, NY, USA


Palatial Concrete, Calverton, NY, USA

Decorative Metal

La Forge Francaise Ltd., Riverhead, NY, USA


Bistrian Materials, East Hampton, NY, USA

Exterior Siding

Louis Dion, Babylon, NY, USA

Geothermal Wells

Casola Well Drillers, Southampton, NY, USA

HVAC Contractor

Kolb Mechanical, Mattituck, NY, USA

HVAC Controls

County Pneumatic Controls, Inc., East Quogue, NY, USA


Whitmores , East Hampton, NY, USA

Low Voltage Contractor

Bri-tech, Bohemia, NY, USA


MOE Masonry Inc., SOuthampton, NY, USA

Metal Framing

LoCascio Enterprises, East Islip, NY, USA


Michael Verde Millwork, Bridgehampton, NY, USA


Mims Family Painting, Shirley, NY, USA


James H. Rambo, Southampton, NY, USA

Site Lighting Poles

Greg Smith Electrical, Kings Park, NY, USA


Tebbens Steel, Calverton, NY, USA


Classic Construction, Holbrook, NY, USA


Lido Stone Works, Calverton, NY, USA

Water Mains, Utilities

RCR Contracting, Hampton Bays, NY, USA

Windows & Glass

Westhampton Architectural Glass, Westhampton Beach, NY, USA

Wood Flooring

Bayshore Flooring, Ronkonkoma, NY, USA

Wood Framing

FBC Contractors, Center Moriches, NY, USA

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Gross Floor Area (GFA)

601’595 sqft 50’300 sqft

55’890 m2 4’673 m2

3’196 m2 187 m 29 m 10 m

Number of Levels

34’400 sqft Length 615 ft Width 95 ft Height 32 ft

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Visitor Services

3,740 sqft / 347 m2 incl. lobby, shop, restrooms, coats


1,050 sqft / 98 m2

Multipurpose Theater

2,880 sqft / 268 m2 incl. projection & changing rm 194 seats (un-fixed)


12,200 sqft / 1,133 m2

Administrative Offices

4,230 sqft / 393 m2


1,940 sqft / 180 m2 incl. art storage, works on paper


2,580 sqft / 240 m2


1,610 sqft / 150 m2

Exterior Covered

13,500 sqft / 1,255 m2 incl. covered terraces and porches

Basement Mechanical

15,900 sqft / 1,477 m2

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Parrish Chair

Custom designed production furniture suite by Konstantin Grcic Industrial Design for the museum and manufactured by Emeco (Pennsylvania, USA). Suite consists of (2) stacking chair types and (3) table types.


Custom designed suspended lighting system at public reception areas and office administration wing by Konstantin Grcic Industrial Design in collaboration with Herzog & de Meuron and fabricated by Litelab (New York, USA)

Door Hardware

‘Meta’ door levers designed by Konstantin Grcic Industrial Design for Columbo Design in partnership with Orion Hardware. Custom black enamel finish utilized for the Museum.


Custom Curtains fabricated and installed by Erik Bruce (New York, NY) at the multipurpose theater. Fabric mesh material custom sourced by Michael Maharam.

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Heartpine Woodwork

Millwork at public areas was fabricated from reclaimed old-growth ‘Heartpine’ which had been sourced from a former textile mill in Virginia. Raw salvaged structural material from this mill was processed and fabricated into millwork and cabinetry by Michael Verde Millwork at their local Bridgehampton shop.

Black Wood

Ship-lapped, knotty, red cedar exterior siding was blackened through a traditional ebonizing process that reacts with the natural tannins of the wood to produce a deep charcoal like finish. The toothed surface of the siding was treated with a dyeing solution formulated of iron oxide and acetic acid by Mims Family Painters. A similar technique was used to finish interior heartpine doors which were further handbrushed to express the woods’ distinctive grain structure.

Concrete Walls

Exterior site-cast structural concrete walls were constructed by Palatial Concrete utilizing modular plywood forms. A smooth continuous concrete bench is poured integral to the base of the exterior walls in contrast with the rough formed concrete above.

Concrete Floors

Exposed structural concrete slabs with integral power-trowelled finish surface. Concrete mix reinforced with composite fibers.


20 Gauge Corrugated steel roofing panels by Morin. Concealed fastener S-16 Panel system with liquid applied Kynar 500 finish both sides ‘Regal White’. Metal roofing applied over ‘Slopeshield’ vapor permeable roof underlayment by Vaproshield.


Exposed structural engineered wood roof rafters and plywood sheathing. Architectural grade Douglas fir glu-lams by Anthony Power Beam.


Hurricane rated, 4-sided structurally glazed extruded aluminum Efco s-5600 series for all storefront units at punched concrete wall openings and curtain wall system at full-height cafe glass wall. All extrusions clear anodized. Windows fabricated and installed by Westhampton Glass (Westhampton, New York)


Hurricane rated. 4-sided structrually glazed custom extruded aluminum skylights by Supersky. North facing skylights utilizing 1 3/16″ Panelite Clearshade insulated starphire glass units. All skylights fabricated and installed by Westhampton Glass (Westhampton, New York) Skylights placed at all museum galleries for daylighting design requirements.

Gallery Artificial Lighting

Gallery artificial lighting providing by surface mounted dual T6 fluorescent lamped fixtures custom fabricated by Bartco. 3500k & 4000k lamps paired per fixture with UV coated Nippo lamps.

Site Lighting

Exterior cantenary light fixtures by Louis Poulsen, LP Icon Mini cable-hung, and installed by C.M.Richey Electrical. Wood utility pole supports and steel cable rigging installed by Greg Smith Electrical.

Public Restrooms

Lavatories re-issued ceramic ‘Montecatini’ sinks designed by Gio Ponti and manufacturered by Rapsel (Milan) in partnership with AF New York

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Herzog & DeMeuron:

Visit: AAQ / Portfolio / Museum Architecture: Parrish Art Museum, 2012

Also: Parrish Abstract 10 / 12

Content Courtesy of Herzog & de Meuron

Photographs/Copyright, Jeff Heatley