June 11, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
Further evidence of the positive impact of the cultural centers on neighborhood development and e... read more
The 57,000-sf Anthem concert hall is a major component of The Wharf, the biggest-ever redevelopment project in Washington, D.C. Anthem is wedged between two mixed-use buildings with 510 apartments. Its $60 million construction costs included $3 million in sound mitigation measures. The hall’s flat floor allows it to be used for non-music events. The lobby can also be leased. The hall’s capacity is 6,000.
June 11, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
New cultural centers have sparked development in the form of new offices, restaurants, retail, ho... read more
The lobby of the new Summit Complex at Pikes Peak will provide visitors with breathtaking views. Image: RTA Architects, GWWO Inc./Architects
June 02, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
The 26,000-sf facility will be green, resilient, and emphasize the view rather than the architect... read more
Photo: Howard County Library System/Geoffrey S. Baker
June 01, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
Beyond lending books and DVDs, the Elkridge (Md.) branch library loans household tools like ladde... read more
Courtesy Morphosis Architects
June 01, 2018 | David Malone, ASsociate Editor
Morphosis designed the building.
May 24, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), embassy design... read more
Laurel Branch Library, Largo, Md., designed by Grimm + Parker Architects. Photo: Sam Kittner via AIA
April 16, 2018 | AIA
Austin Central Library and the Tulsa City-County Central Library are among the top projects for 2... read more
Rendering courtesy of SPF:architects
February 20, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor
SPF:architects designed the complex.
Rendering courtesy of BIG and Brick Visual
January 23, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The original proposal was first unveiled in 2014.
Parks, trails, and recreation areas will take up one-third of the 500-acre West Farm live/work development, whose construction is about to begin in Omaha, Neb. Image: SB Architects
December 12, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
Walkability and recreation will be key features of West Farm.
Rendering courtesy of Perkins Eastman
November 02, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The Friends of Harvey Milk Plaza unanimously selected the Perkins Eastman entry as the winner....
A red room in the LEGO House with a LEGO waterfall. Photo: Iwan Baan
October 03, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The 12,000-sm building is part of Billund, Denmark’s goal to become the ‘Capital for Children.’...
Photo: Dorchester County Tourism
August 15, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The museum is conceived as a series of abstracted forms made up of two main structures, one admin... read more
TIRPITZ museum integrates into Denmark's coastline and the bunker that was built to protect it from attack. Image: Mike Bink
July 13, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
BIG’s design of this cultural center is the “antithesis” of the fortress.
Rendering courtesy of LOHA
July 05, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The redesign of the 28,000-sf building is prioritizing flexibility, openness, and connectivity....
The 1,200-seat John Anson Ford Amphitheater will reopen next month after a nearly four-year, $72.2 million renovation and expansion. Image: Gennia Cui
June 30, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
The performing arts venue, nearly a century old, has undergone an extensive refurbishing.
Photo courtesy of Halkin Mason Photography.
June 27, 2017 | Bruner Foundation
The SteelStacks Arts and Cultural Campus in Bethlehem, Pa., receives the gold medal and $50,000....
The exterior of Johnson Building, one of two buildings that comprise the Boston Public Library, whose $78 million renovation breathed new life into the landmark facility. Image: Bruce T. Martin Photography
May 31, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
Visitors are flocking to its brighter, connected halls, which now include retail and digital comp... read more
An 8-million-pound retractable shell is one of the signature design and engineering features of The Shed, a 200,000-sf cultural facility that is part of the ongoing redevelopment of New York's west side. Image: BD+C
May 25, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
The facility, designed for maximum programming flexibility, includes a massive movable shell. ...
Image courtesy of the Obama Foundation
May 04, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The design comprises three buildings set in the public space of Jackson Park on Chicago’s South S... read more
Image © Volker Kreidler
March 06, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The hall hosted its debut concert on Saturday, March 4 with a performance by the Boulez Ensemble....
Rendering courtesy of Decibel Architecture
March 02, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The building will act as a symbol of growth and prosperity for the city of Hanoi.
Rendering courtesy of EFFEKT
January 30, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The transformed building would provide space for street sports, street culture, and street art....
Competition is fierce among institutions vying for private capital to help fund their building projects. The Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture was partly funded by private donors. A few years ago, the Smithsonian launched its largest-ever capital campaign to raise $1.5 billion. Image: Wikimedia Commons
December 14, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
Capital campaigns abound, even though government financing still plays a vital role.
Rendering courtesy of Methanoia via ZHA
October 27, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The futuristic curves that have become a staple for ZHA-designed buildings are also on full displ... read more
HLM Architects' proposal for the new Moscow Circus School looks like it's about to take flight. Its design used a bug's wing casing as its model. Image: Arch Daily
September 19, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
The proposal would make the school’s activities more transparent to the public.
Rendering courtesy of OPEN via ArchDaily
September 16, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor
OPEN, SANAA Ateliers Jean Nouvel and David Chipperfield Architects are the final four firms c... read more
Rendering courtesy of Forbes Massie/ Heatherwick Studio
September 15, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The installation is designed by British architect Thomas Heatherwick and will be the centerpiece... read more
Rendering courtesy of Luxigon
September 13, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The cube-shaped building is clad in translucent book-matched marble.
September 01, 2016 | BD+C Staff
Gensler, Perkins+Will, PCL Construction Enterprises, Turner Construction Co., AECOM, and WSP | Pa... read more