Archinect - News 2017-09-22T20:29:44-04:00 In 25th anniversary year, Menil Collection names architect for initial expansion into neighborhood Archinect 2012-06-11T15:20:00-04:00 >2014-02-20T17:12:40-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Almost twenty-five years to the day after Dominique de Menil and architect Renzo Piano celebrated the opening of the central museum building of the Menil Collection, Director Josef Helfenstein announced that the Board of Trustees has unanimously chosen the Los Angeles -based architecture firm Johnston Marklee to design the Menil Drawing Institute, the first major building project to be initiated under an ambitious plan for the institution&rsquo;s future.</p></em><br /><br /><p><strong>UPDATE: </strong><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Review: Menil design by L.A.'s Johnston Marklee is deceptively simple</a></p>