Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft
The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft located in downtown Louisville was founded in 1981. Their mission is to support and promote excellence in art, craft, applied arts and design. A visit to KMAC will provide educational programs, a pleasant tour of the exhibitions and numerous community activities throughout the year. In 2002, Kerr-Greulich Engineers, Inc. was proud to take part in the renovation of the facility. The adaptive re-use of two 19th-century buildings was given the top Honor Award in 2003 at the annual convention of the Kentucky Society of Architects.
Highlights of KGEI’s design include:
- Redesign and replacement of the HVAC systems.
- Utilization of energy recovery equipment to minimize energy consumption.
- Exposed spiral duct design and installation in portions of the museum due to physical constraints and aesthetic concerns.
- Modification of the existing fire sprinkler system to accommodate the new floor plan layout.
- Lighting design in the exhibit areas.
- New fire alarm system.
- Re-use of existing electrical service; modifications and replacements were made to the majority of the electrical panels.