Archinect - News 2014-07-30T15:34:54-04:00 BIG is named winner of the Kimball Art Center Transformation Project Design Competition Archinect 2012-02-10T20:52:00-05:00 >2012-02-16T10:16:03-05:00 <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 /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> 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>