In the Philadelphia suburb of Gladwyne, Pa., a private art
collection is housed in an atypical building. It's not just the
building's unusual shape and sharp angles or its bright red color
that make it so conspicuous—one of the building's most
eye-catching features is its gleaming standing-seam copper
In 2008, the private collection's owner commissioned Point B
Design Ltd., Philadelphia, to design the building, known as
D.gallery. According to Point B Design, the owner's primary goal
was to house the art collection in a dynamic environment that
responds to changes in and creates temporal associations between
the interior content and exterior environment.
"The building is intended to be a part of the art collection,"
says Will Gooding, an owner of GSM Roofing, Ephrata, Pa.
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