Archinect - News 2014-09-02T10:44:00-04:00 Park City Rejects Bjarke Ingels' Kimball Art Center Designs - Again! Alexander Walter 2014-08-26T13:10:00-04:00 >2014-08-31T13:03:51-04:00 <img src="" 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="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BIG is named winner of the Kimball Art Center Transformation Project Design Competition</a></p> 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="" 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="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Park City Rejects Bjarke Ingels' Kimball Art Center Designs - Again!</a></p> Kimball selects Top 5 architects Archinect 2011-10-22T00:09:00-04:00 >2012-10-12T12:54:28-04:00 <img src="" 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>