Archinect - News 2017-05-23T01:28:43-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149998360/studio-fuksas-designs-the-new-rome-eur-convention-centre-the-largest-building-built-in-rome-in-over-50-years Studio Fuksas designs the New Rome/EUR Convention Centre, the largest building built in Rome in over 50 years Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-03-21T12:19:00-04:00 >2017-03-21T13:15:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qe/qej0jvdyfe20pxdn.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>EUR, a business district in Rome developed in the 1930&rsquo;s under the dictatorship of Benito Mussolini, is filled with the heroic modernism, otherwise known as Rationalism, of the Fascist era. Now the area will host a new building designed to echo the stark geometry of its context.&nbsp;The &euro;239 million New Rome/EUR Convention Centre, which is designed by Studio Fuksas, is the largest building built in the Eternal City in over 50 years, and is expected to bring in &euro;300-400 million per year to the city.</p><p>Within the main, large rectangular structure, &ldquo;The Cloud&rdquo; comprises an organic shape that will contain an auditorium. Adjacent to the main space is &ldquo;The Blade&rdquo;, a tall tower housing a new hotel.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/eq/eq7sf4te7zeyg3vj.jpg"></p><p><strong>From the architects:</strong></p><p><em>Located south of the city&rsquo;s core, in the business district of EUR, the complex follows the simple orthogonal lines of the surrounding 1930s rationalist architecture.&nbsp;</em></p><p><em>The spaces surrounding the centre will serve as two public squares. Integral to the new complex and the neighbourhood,...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/130408069/this-could-be-the-los-angeles-convention-center-of-the-near-future This could be the Los Angeles Convention Center of the (near) future Alexander Walter 2015-06-25T13:42:00-04:00 >2015-06-25T13:52:21-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/1f/1f9qst8bxqodvcgt.jpg" width="650" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>On Tuesday, the City of Los Angeles announced that the team of Populous and HMC Architects had been selected to design the $350 million expansion of the Los Angeles Convention Center, beating out other proposals from teams lead by Gensler and AC Martin.</p></em><br /><br /><p>LA Mayor Eric Garceitti's office recently also released a set of renderings of the recommended new design by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/21094336/populous" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Populous</a> &amp; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/106317/hmc-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">HMC Architects</a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2n/2ndwfzm44ovapui4.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wa/wau14sz4s90l9giz.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tt/ttcgnvyicilhm21r.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/at/at9f2xwbh279iiyv.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e1/e1qq0x6at44xguk2.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/o2/o24tlj6fk9fffjvo.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/k9/k9m7pmhwwxa8gddy.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/se/seqw1vv25s3v8g3a.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9v/9vcc1e4zlkzv7rhz.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4d/4dp9q34pns7pvc9m.jpg"></p><p><em>All images via Mayor Eric Garcetti's Facebook.</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/73633522/nashville-s-music-city-center-hopes-to-make-a-lasting-note Nashville's Music City Center hopes to make a lasting note Alexander Walter 2013-05-21T13:54:00-04:00 >2013-05-21T15:08:54-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/93/93fk8d9j4yocqj55.jpg" width="530" height="396" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>This morning, city officials in Nashville cut the ribbon on the largest public building project in its history -- a new convention hall called the Music City Center. But Nashville isn't just the latest city to open a convention center. These mammoth buildings are opening or getting facelifts coast-to-coast. And standing out now takes more than a huge exhibition space and easy access.</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/73175771/big-design-partners-propose-miami-beach-square-as-massive-convention-center-redevelopment BIG & Design Partners Propose Miami Beach Square as Massive Convention Center Redevelopment Alexander Walter 2013-05-14T19:09:00-04:00 >2013-07-18T18:12:42-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zn/znfg6py4tlo1qzhz.jpg" width="650" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>BIG together with West 8, Fentress Architects, John Portman &amp; Associates (JPA), Revuelta Architecture International and developers Portman-CMC have unveiled the urban planning proposal Miami Beach Square, the centerpiece of a 52-acre Miami Beach Convention Center District development. Portman-CMC is one of two development teams currently in the race for the project.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <strong>UPDATE:</strong> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/77365740/oma-wins-miami-beach-convention-center-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">OMA Wins Miami Beach Convention Center Competition</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/14152735/los-angeles-nfl-stadium-and-convention-center-project-would-boost-tax-revenue-studies-find Los Angeles NFL stadium and Convention Center project would boost tax revenue, studies find Archinect 2011-07-21T12:32:53-04:00 >2011-07-21T13:00:08-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/b7/b7f43b34cfaf015caccb80bfcc5c5524.jpg" width="580" height="326" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Construction of a $1-billion NFL stadium and a new wing of the Convention Center in downtown Los Angeles would dramatically increase the number of convention bookings while generating $22 million annually for the city, according to the findings of two reports commissioned by the project's developer.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Previously:</p> <ul><li> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/11729734/populous-working-on-rival-los-angeles-plan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Populous working on rival Los Angeles plan</a></li> <li> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/103231/christopher-hawthorne-calls-interference-with-la-s-3-potential-nfl-stadium-designs" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Christopher Hawthorne calls interference with LA's 3 potential NFL stadium designs</a></li> </ul>