BD+C's 2017 Movers + Shapers

A $5.5 billion investment to creat America's coolest city, Studio Gang's moment in the sun, and a creator of 'knowledge communities' make up BD+C's 2017 Movers + Shapers.

May 10, 2017 |
BD+C's 2017 Movers + Shapers

Photo: Matthew McFarland, courtesy HOK

Click on each headline or image to go to the complete article for any of the three Movers + Shapers articles below.

 

Charm City's lucky charm

BD+C's 2017 Movers + Shapers Charm City's GarageCourtesy Sagamore Development.

Kevin Plank, the feisty Founder and CEO of sports apparel giant Under Armour, has two ambitious goals: to grow his company into a $10 billion brand, which would be more than double its $4.8 billion revenue in 2016, and to turn Baltimore, Under Armour’s home for nearly 20 years, into “the coolest city in America.”

 

The social connector

BD+C's 2017 Movers + Shapers Jeanne Gang

Jeanne Gang, the firm’s 53-year-old Founding Principal, who has garnered a MacArthur Fellowship and a passel of design accolades, is among a small handful of architects—and even more rarefied band of female architects—whom the press tags with the adjective “star.” 

 

Innovation Superchargers

BD+C's 2017 Movers + Shapers Triggs Mall pictureTriggs Photography, courtesy Wexford.

Later this year, the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, a hub for biomedical research and information technology nestled in North Carolina’s Piedmont Triangle, will reopen Bailey Power Plant—an 80-year-old facility that’s been dormant for two decades—as a 110,000-sf mixed-use and entertainment space that complements the 1.6-acre Bailey Park across the street.

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