zinc cladding / stainless steel / matte / panel
HUNTER MUSEUM by Randall Stout Architects
zinc, stainless steel
Designed by architect Randall Stout Architects, the Hunter Museum of American Art is Zahner's first project with the renowned firm. Mr. Stout grew up in Tennessee, so to be chosen to design Chattanooga's new wing of the Hunter Museum was particularly meaningful for both the community as well as the architect.
The Museum sits on an 80' tall bluff above the Tennessee River where the building's dynamic lines and twisting curves provide a contrast to the original museum's classic style, adjacent to Randall Stout's contemporary design. In 2002 the Hunter Museum of American Art partnered with the City of Chattanooga, the Tennessee Aquarium and the Creative Discovery Museum to finish the 21st Century Waterfront Plan.
Zahner produced the geometric zinc metal surface as well as the curvilinear Angel Hair stainless steel roof forms, interior stainless steel stairway, and various metal details throughout the building.