The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) have finally broken ground on their expansion of their main facility in La Jolla, California. The design by and Selldorf Architects has been controversial.
What isn’t controversial when building in the wealthy enclave of La Jolla? Then again, this divide includes the architectural community as it involves modifications of designs by previous iconic architects and planners including Irving Gill and Denise Scott Brown of the Robert Venturi Scott Brown and Associates firm (VSBA). Denise Scott Brown has taken a position against the design of the expansion. For more, see the source article in Architects Newspaper.