Archinect - News 2014-10-23T11:32:43-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/107479148/park-city-rejects-bjarke-ingels-kimball-art-center-designs-again Park City Rejects Bjarke Ingels' Kimball Art Center Designs - Again! Alexander Walter 2014-08-26T13:10:00-04:00 >2014-09-03T22:57:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sa/saxqx2czpwf0vq1f.jpg" width="514" height="309" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>City Hall on Thursday rejected the designs of the Kimball Art Center's expansion proposal, determining they do not meet the municipal government's strict Old Town guidelines. It was a significant setback as the not-for-profit organization attempts to press ahead with an ambitious redo of the high-profile intersection of Main Street and Heber Avenue. [...] The Kimball Art Center selected a renowned Danish architectural firm, Bjarke Ingels Group, to draft the designs.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/37631067/big-is-named-winner-of-the-kimball-art-center-transformation-project-design-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BIG is named winner of the Kimball Art Center Transformation Project Design Competition</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/75512600/why-buy-a-house-when-you-can-buy-a-mountain Why Buy A House When You Can Buy A Mountain? Alexander Walter 2013-06-18T13:03:00-04:00 >2013-06-24T21:50:35-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d6/d6ec97e8ded66a215a4b5eb01b3db893.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It's not your everyday real estate deal. A team of young entrepreneurs persuaded about 50 deep-pocketed investors to help them purchase a mountain. The deal just closed in April, and development on Utah's nearly 10,000-acre Powder Mountain is now underway. [...] "We were inspired by the core concepts of the Sundance Film Festival and the Aspen Institute. You can build place around a shared ethos."</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/65624999/inside-adobe-s-new-silicon-slope-headquarters Inside Adobe's New Silicon Slope Headquarters Archinect 2013-01-16T14:41:00-05:00 >2013-01-21T10:30:31-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/57/57e8d34cd06c35cccc977cded60a8dce.jpg" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The location in the south suburbs of Salt Lake City is an up-and-coming region for tech business sometimes called "Silicon Slope." Adobe's new campus will operate as the company's digital marketing division. The company has hired designers from Rapt Studio to make sure the building design is integrated into the space at the deepest level, ensuring that, despite being an office building at its core, this isn't just one more massive tech campus.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/41996925/the-nsa-is-building-the-country-s-biggest-spy-center-watch-what-you-say The NSA Is Building the Country's Biggest Spy Center (Watch What You Say) Archinect 2012-03-19T18:30:00-04:00 >2012-03-24T14:30:42-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a1/a10b648d1fc77f60562e47e39aae40ad.jpg" width="514" height="361" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>... thousands of hard-hatted construction workers in sweat-soaked T-shirts are laying the groundwork for the newcomers&rsquo; own temple and archive, a massive complex so large that it necessitated expanding the town&rsquo;s boundaries. Once built, it will be more than five times the size of the US Capitol. Rather than Bibles, prophets, and worshippers, this temple will be filled with servers, computer intelligence experts, and armed guards.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/37631067/big-is-named-winner-of-the-kimball-art-center-transformation-project-design-competition BIG is named winner of the Kimball Art Center Transformation Project Design Competition Archinect 2012-02-10T20:52:00-05:00 >2014-08-26T13:15:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y3/y3l6thv0j2hbe30z.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>He plans to build an 80-foot-tall tower by stacking former railway planks at a slight spiral so that the entire structure will appear to change directions midway up, like a game of Jenga gone askew. Inside, a restaurant will sit on the building's lobby floor while a cantilevered, wooden staircase will lead visitors to the various white-cube gallery floors above.</p></em><br /><br /><p><strong>UPDATE:</strong>&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/107479148/park-city-rejects-bjarke-ingels-kimball-art-center-designs-again" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Park City Rejects Bjarke Ingels' Kimball Art Center Designs - Again!</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/24725010/kimball-selects-top-5-architects Kimball selects Top 5 architects Archinect 2011-10-22T00:09:00-04:00 >2012-10-12T12:54:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0c/0c5dvh1xx3xar2in.jpg" width="514" height="190" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Kimball Art Center is one step closer to its expansion and restoration project. A seven-person jury has selected the Top 5 architectural firms to compete for the job.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The five firms, which were chosen from a list of 18, are:</p> <ul><li> BIG/Bjarke Ingles Group, New York and Copenhagen, Denmark</li> <li> Brooks and Scarpa Architects, Los Angeles</li> <li> Sparano and Mooney Architects, Salt Lake City</li> <li> Will Bruder and Partners Ltd., Phoenix</li> <li> Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects, New York</li> </ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/7280086/jail-break-utah-county-suing-architect-for-1-35-million Jail break: Utah County suing architect for $1.35 million Paul Petrunia 2011-05-22T19:53:57-04:00 >2011-05-23T13:12:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7e/7e6d49518cdf8471cb6530da124311b0.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The drawings and specifications submitted by GSBS Architects contained &ldquo;numerous safety, security and functional defects, including but not limited to Defective Work,&rdquo; according to the suit filed Monday in state court in Provo.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>