Kansas City, KS
Human hands are traditionally a prime tool for the creation of art. Therefore, a hand is the major structure in this building for art. The concept is based on two clasped hands. The front "hand" is divided into public areas, while the back "hand" is reserved for private spaces. Circulation around the building is delegated to the "fingers". In the center is an open spiral staircase that joins the two sections of the building and is presented as a permanent piece of art.