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"Georgetown is part of our firm's cultural identity," says Bill Spack, whose name is one of three on the shingle at Cox Graae + Spack Architects. "Over the years, we have explored other options for housing our office, but have always felt the tug of a .... read more
The Moody Center for the Arts, which opened earlier this year on the campus of Rice University in Houston, TX, is a $30 million, 50,000 square-foot building dedicated to interdisciplinary conversations through the arts, bridging gaps between scientific, engineering, and humanities disciplines by providing spaces to facilitate .... read more
Detailed new designs for the long-simmering revival of the landmark Coconut Grove Playhouse, unveiled Monday, would marry its Mediterranean architecture to a new stand-alone theater building faced in rough rock, glass and lush hanging foliage. The .... read more
Washington, D.C.'s newest major development, The Wharf, comes with not one, not two, but three music venues—and the most stunning one of the bunch is about to open its doors to the public.

The Anthem is a brand new space .... read more
Seth Hurwitz built The Anthem, so it's only fitting that he'd help christen the massive music venue at The Wharf. Late into Foo Fighters' 22-song set that marked the official opening of the 6,000-person concert hall .... read more
The Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts on the Southern Utah University campus in Cedar City was dedicated Thursday morning in front of a crowd of hundreds that included Gov. Gary Herbert, representatives of the Sorenson Legacy Foundation, Utah Shakespeare Festival staff, festival guests .... read more
It was evening in Harlem.

At 144 West 125th Street, between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard and Lenox Avenue, people fiercely embraced one another in greeting. Bartenders poured wine as a D.J. spun tunes and a machine spouted popcorn.

This wasn't .... read more
Once upon a time Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney only had to see a barn to start shouting "let's put on a show!"

The Weston Playhouse, set to open a $6.3 million second stage and community center beside the silos of the nearby Walker .... read more
A decade-long dream will finally become a reality Saturday. Officials with the Weston Playhouse Theatre Company will celebrate the grand opening of their $6.3 million second stage and community center.

The Weston Playhouse at Walker .... read more
Hudson Yards's cultural center, the Shed, a six-story performance and exhibition space, is making slow but steady progress on its construction. Around this exact time last year, the skeleton for the $435 million project had already .... read more
The Count Basie Theatre is looking to the future.

The landmark Red Bank venue broke ground on its $23 million expansion on Wednesday afternoon. The project, first announced in 2015, will nearly double the .... read more
In 1597, when the Lord Chamberlain's Men's lease expired on their theater building in Shoreditch, then still a suburb outside the City of London, the company dismantled the structure, timber by timber, and moved it across the Thames to Bankside — where they rebuilt it into London's .... read more
The Stratford Festival began with a tent. Now its artistic director has buildings on the brain. The Stratford, Ont., organization recently unveiled the design for its new Tom Patterson Theatre by Hariri Pontarini Architects, which it hopes to start building this fall.

"I .... read more
All too often, The Architect's Newspaper (AN) reports the demolition of yet another Brutalist structure -- the perpetual bane of the public eye for reasons architects only half-pretend to care about. So it was refreshing to celebrate the reopening of the National Arts .... read more
The final design for the Museum of Modern Art's $400 million expansion project, which will be officially unveiled on Thursday, is striking and provocative less because of its look than its implicit message: MoMA isn't modern yet.

Under the new plans, the museum is .... read more
Dozens of art and architecture journalists descended on a construction site on Manhattan's far west side yesterday -- in the middle of the chaotic building frenzy that is NYC's Hudson Yards -- for a first glimpse of an ambitious and costly new addition to the .... read more
Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Rockwell Group, The Shed is scheduled to open in spring 2019.

Artists and leaders from the world of art, culture, fashion, government and business gathered for a cocktail party Wednesday night at The Shed, .... read more
The architects of one of New York's most anticipated new building, The Shed, gathered this week to -- unusually -- give the structure a test drive. Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Rockwell Group, the 200,000-square-foot building has been made to glide along .... read more
After an announcement yesterday morning that Michael R. Bloomberg made a $75 million gift towards Hudson Yards‘ arts center The Shed -- bringing the total raised towards the $500 million capital campaign to $421 million -- the "new center for artistic innovation" held a tour to mark the .... read more
At the elbow where the High Line bends around the West Side rail yards, construction is underway on The Shed, a $425 million arts center on the south side of Hudson Yards at West 
30th Street.

The distinctive design feature of the steel-framed building .... read more
with the completion of its enormous steel frame, 'the shed' -- new york's vast and versatile cultural complex -- is racing towards realization. designed by diller scofidio + renfro in collaboration with rockwell group, the institution is currently under construction where the high line meets hudson .... read more
The Shed, an ambitious, flexible performing and visual arts facility, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DSR) in collaboration with the Rockwell Group, is being "unveiled" today for press and invited guests. But aspects of the unusual design of the 200,000 square foot structure have already been .... read more
Construction will begin this fall to restore a historic theater on the Long Island University's Brooklyn campus, developers of the project said this week.

The LIU Brooklyn Paramount Theatre, located at Flatbush and Dekalb avenues, will close for two years while the the .... read more
The ambitious new arts center known as the Shed, rising in Hudson Yards, has received $75 million from Michael R. Bloomberg, showing just how much the Far West Side continues to be shaped by a small group of influential billionaires.

They include Stephen M. .... read more
Tony Award-winning designer and architect, David Rockwell has partnered with Diller Scofidio & Renfro to design and build a new West Side arts center called, the Shed. Michael R. Bloomberg recently donated $75 million dollars to the project through his charitable organization Bloomberg Philanthropies. The eight-level .... read more
In 2003, when President Lee C. Bollinger announced Columbia's most significant building project in more than a century, he emphasized that the Manhattanville campus would be a new kind of academic space: one that would foster interdisciplinary research to address the complex challenges facing society .... read more
Covering two city blocks, Canada's National Music Centre comprises towering volumes clad in bronze-hued tiles and a refurbished historic brick building.

The centre, called Studio Bell, is located in Calgary, a city in the western province of Alberta.

Dedicated to Canadian .... read more
Rice University and the Shepherd School of Music are set to open a new music and opera building in July 2020. Together with Alice Pratt Brown Hall and a connecting plaza, the three will constitute the Music and Performing Arts Center.

According to an .... read more
Hitsville U.S.A., the home of Motown Records and the Motown Museum in Detroit, Michigan, is on the road to a major expansion. When completed, the Motown Museum will have an additional 50,000 square feet of interactive exhibits, a state-of-the-art performance theater, new recording studios, .... read more
The Helen Hayes is an unusual Broadway theater.

Built in 1912 as the Little Theater, it is the smallest of today's 41 Broadway houses, with just under 600 seats. (It had only 299 before a balcony was added.) And, among a collection of theaters that are mostly .... read more
Arias coming from the opera program at Rice University's Shepherd School of Music are about to be raised a few decibels.

The school announced Monday that it will break ground in September on a new music, theater and opera building designed by Allan .... read more
The architectural team comprised of Davis Brody Bond and Kieran Timberlake has unveiled its newest updates on the design for 181 Mercer, a 735,000-square-foot complex for New York University that will replace a 35-year-old gym facility and become NYU's largest classroom building, as well as a .... read more
The 735,000-square-foot building will include student and faculty housing, performance spaces, and classrooms

New York University has finally unveiled the 23-story multi-use facility that will replace its monolithic Coles Sports Center at the corner of Houston and Mercer streets. The Davis .... read more
The historic Mediterranean front portion of the Coconut Grove Playhouse building will be saved and restored and a stand-alone, modern 300-seat theater will be built behind it under a long-awaited architectural master plan for the revival of the landmark theater released late Friday by Miami-Dade .... read more
Chefs talk about pressure all the time: brutal shifts when the wait for a table is an hour long, an important critic is in the restaurant and your best sous-chef just sliced her finger to the bone.

But they don't know pressure like .... read more
The Berkeley Carroll School, Performing Arts Center -- located on the northern ridge of Park Slope in Brooklyn -- was once a church. Originally built in 1936, the structure has been transformed by New York firm 1100 Architect into a flexible theater and performance space.

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Architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro and design studio Rockwell Group have unveiled their plans for an expandable cultural venue in New York's burgeoning Hudson Yards district.

The duo, who are both based in the city, have designed The Shed; a new centre for artistic .... read more
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts in San Antonio won a 2016 Global Award for Excellence from Urban Land Institute.

Seattle-based LMN Architects was the design architect and Marmon Mok Architecture of San Antonio was associate architect, according to a press release from LMN.<.... read more
Keeping your cool onstage is no mean feat, but one that students and performers at the Marshall Family Performing Arts Center needn't worry about, thanks to Manhattan firm Weiss/Manfredi's ice cooling system. The $26.5 million center, part of the Greenhill School in Addison, Texas, opened .... read more
At the new George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Theater, even the load-in door is a work of art.

Monday night, the first of seven 85-foot-long semitrailers arrived at that door, carrying 78,500 pounds of sets, props and costumes for the theater's first Broadway .... read more