Randall Stout, an architect whose work focused on art museums, died July 11th at the age of 56 from renal cancer.
Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, in 1958, Stout graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1981 and earned a master's degree in architecture from Rice University. He worked for Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and with Frank Gehry before establishing his own firm in 1997.
Stout was inspired by nature and infused his work with stirring curves. Below are designs he did for the Taubman Art Museum in Roanoke, Virginia, USA; the Lemermeyer Art Gallery of Calgary, Alberta, Canada; the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, Virginia, USA; the Roankoke Museum of Art in Roanoke, Virginia, USA; and the Hunter Museum of Art in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA.