- St. Petersburg, FL, USA
- Arts & Entertainment, Unique and Innovative
- Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Technology, Energy Services, Commissioning, Life Safety and Fire Protection
- Project Size
66,500 square feet
ENR Southeast, Best Cultural/Worship Project, 2011
AIA Tampa Bay, People’s Choice, 2010
The new Dali museum debuted in the spring of 2011 to host the largest collection of Dalí’s work outside of Spain. The first floor includes a reception center, museum store, 90-seat orientation theater, 150-seat community room and café with indoor and outdoor seating. Administrative offices and a research library are on the second floor, with exhibits on the third floor.
TLC engineered systems that accurately control temperature and humidity, which is crucial for a facility that houses priceless artwork. Sustainable design features include a domestic hot water system with electric-fired back-up and a solar water heating system that functions as a virtual boiler for the museum’s dehumidification systems, critically important during St. Petersburg’s hot, humid weather.