Archinect - News 2014-08-27T11:07:50-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/35518181/uk-design-dean-rupp-redo-would-invigorate-city-s-brand UK design dean: Rupp redo would invigorate city's brand Archinect 2012-01-23T13:54:00-05:00 >2012-01-23T13:59:12-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hs/hss5alj3eggnk3jo.jpg" width="514" height="237" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Rupp Arena, Arts and Entertainment District Task Force hired Gary Bates and his firm, Space Group, as master planners for the district. The group's final report to the Urban County Council and Lexington Center Board is scheduled for the end of January. The initial results from Space Group's study are compelling and should be implemented. How that might happen, and more importantly, how the proposals will be funded, are questions now on the table.</p></em><br /><br /><p> UK/CoD Dean Michael Speaks discusses the value of Space Group's Rupp Arena proposal.</p> <p> Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/18583357/arena-master-planner-rupp-could-be-renovated-if-convention-center-moved" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Arena master planner: Rupp could be renovated if convention center moved</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/18583357/arena-master-planner-rupp-could-be-renovated-if-convention-center-moved Arena master planner: Rupp could be renovated if convention center moved Archinect 2011-08-29T13:55:00-04:00 >2012-01-23T13:59:38-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lq/lqmkmo1j14xo397r.jpg" width="500" height="500" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Gary Bates, one of three founders of Space Group, a 12-year-old architecture and urban planning firm based in Oslo, Norway, was chosen over 13 other firms earlier this month by the Arena, Arts and Entertainment District Task Force's Planning and Design Committee.</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>