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Denver Botanic Gardens' Science Pyramid / BURKETTDESIGN

15:00 - 30 May, 2016
Denver Botanic Gardens' Science Pyramid / BURKETTDESIGN, Courtesy of BURKETTDESIGN
Courtesy of BURKETTDESIGN

Courtesy of BURKETTDESIGN Courtesy of BURKETTDESIGN Courtesy of BURKETTDESIGN Courtesy of BURKETTDESIGN +19

  • Architects

  • Location

    United States, Denver, CO, USA
  • Design Team

    Ben Niamthet, Project Designer ; Barton Harris, AIA, Principal & Project Manager ; Rieko Ishiwata, AIA, Project Architect
  • Area

    5258.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of BURKETTDESIGN

Avanti Food & Beverage / Meridian 105 Architecture

11:00 - 7 December, 2015
Avanti Food & Beverage / Meridian 105 Architecture, © Astula – Raul Garcia
© Astula – Raul Garcia

© Astula – Raul Garcia © Astula – Raul Garcia © Astula – Raul Garcia © Astula – Raul Garcia +16

Emerson Rowhouse / Meridian 105 Architecture

13:00 - 26 June, 2015
Emerson Rowhouse / Meridian 105 Architecture, © Raul Garcia
© Raul Garcia
  • Architects

  • Location

    1310 Emerson Street, Denver, CO 80218, USA
  • Architect in Charge

    Chad Mitchell, Daniel Lipscomb
  • Area

    17500.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

© Raul Garcia © Raul Garcia © Raul Garcia © Raul Garcia +20

The Crawford Hotel – Denver Union Station / Tryba Architects + JG Johnson Architects

13:00 - 30 May, 2015
The Crawford Hotel – Denver Union Station / Tryba Architects + JG Johnson Architects, Courtesy of Tryba Architects
Courtesy of Tryba Architects
  • Architects

  • Location

    LoDo, Denver, CO, USA
  • Interior Designer for Public Spaces

    AvroKO
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of Tryba Architects

Courtesy of Tryba Architects Courtesy of Tryba Architects Courtesy of Tryba Architects Courtesy of Tryba Architects +15

Tejon 35 / Meridian 105 Architecture

01:00 - 3 October, 2014
Tejon 35 / Meridian 105 Architecture, © Raul Garcia
© Raul Garcia
  • Architects

  • Location

    1974 West 35th Avenue, Denver, CO 80211, USA
  • Design Team

    Chad Mitchell, Daniel Lipscomb
  • Interior Designer

    Heltshe Interiors
  • Area

    50339.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Raul Garcia © Raul Garcia © Raul Garcia © Raul Garcia +25

Denver Union Station / SOM

01:00 - 20 May, 2014
Denver Union Station  / SOM, © Robert Polidori
© Robert Polidori
  • Architects

  • Location

    Denver, CO, USA
  • Design Partner

    Roger Duffy
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Robert Polidori © Robert Polidori © Robert Polidori © Robert Polidori +14

Imagine 2020: Denver Launches Arts-First Public Policy

00:00 - 10 March, 2014
Imagine 2020: Denver Launches Arts-First Public Policy, Screen shot from Cristobal Palma's documentation of Denver's Biennial of the Americas 2013 exhibition. Click the image to view.
Screen shot from Cristobal Palma's documentation of Denver's Biennial of the Americas 2013 exhibition. Click the image to view.

The City of Denver has launched “Imagine 2020,” a pro-arts cultural plan that will pave the way for more city-wide “art opportunities” over the next seven years. According to the Denver Post, this initiative will include the revision of “plans, permits and codes” to allow for more installations, offer small micro-art grants for residents and neighborhoods, and establish large public gathering places throughout the city. You can learn more, here

Olson Kundig Architects to Design Kirkland Museum in Downtown Denver

00:00 - 29 January, 2014
 Olson Kundig Architects to Design Kirkland Museum in Downtown Denver, Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art Conceptual Sketch. Image © Olson Kundig Architects
Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art Conceptual Sketch. Image © Olson Kundig Architects

Seattle’s Olson Kundig Architects has been tapped to design The Kirkland’s new headquarters in downtown Denver, just a block from Daniel Libeskind’s Denver Art Museum and Allied Works’ Clyfford Still Museum. The commission, which is expected to cost “tens of millions,” will double the museum’s gallery space and be used to display  Colorado’s largest repository of art that includes a collection of 15,000 objects by Frank Lloyd Wright, Frank Gehry, Andy Warhol, Eero Saarinen, Philip Johnson and Mies van der Rohe. 

33rd Street House / Meridian 105 Architecture

01:00 - 25 November, 2013
33rd Street House / Meridian 105 Architecture, © Raul J. Garcia
© Raul J. Garcia
  • Architects

  • Location

    Denver, CO, USA
  • Architect in Charge

    Chad Mitchell
  • Structural Engineering

    Structural Design Collaborative
  • General Contractor

    Caliber Construction
  • Area

    2842.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Raul J. Garcia © Raul J. Garcia © Raul J. Garcia © Raul J. Garcia +12

Biennial of the Americas 2013: Draft Urbanism

00:00 - 21 August, 2013
© Cristobal Palma
© Cristobal Palma

Colorado’s Biennial of the Americas has invited artists and architects from across the Americas to participate in the second edition of Draft Urbanism: a citywide exhibition that examines the evolving relationship we have with our cities. This year, four architects - plan:b arquitectos (Colombia), Pezo von Ellrichshausen (Chile), June14 Meyer-Grohbrügge&Chermayeff (New York/Berlin), and Alex Schweder (New York) - were commissioned to each design and build a large-scale installation that address site-specific urban challenges and key planning issues presently facing downtown Denver. 

With urban challenges ranging from Denver’s over abundance of surface parking lots to the effects of an 8-lane thoroughfare that splits the downtown core, these four installations aim to portray a deep understanding of the city’s history while proposing innovative ways in which art can address our urban future. 

Read on to learn about the installations and view a short film for each by Cristobal Palma

Shield House / Studio H:T

01:00 - 10 July, 2013
Shield House / Studio H:T, © Raul Garcia
© Raul Garcia
  • Architects

  • Location

    Denver, Colorado
  • Area

    3250.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photographs

© Raul Garcia © Raul Garcia © Raul Garcia © Raul Garcia +15

AIA 2013: Top Ten Lessons of Leadership by General Colin Powell

00:00 - 23 June, 2013
AIA 2013: Top Ten Lessons of Leadership by General Colin Powell, © ArchDaily
© ArchDaily

"It's not where you start in life, it's where you end up and all the places you went in between." - United States General Colin L. Powell

For the closing keynote speaker of the stimulating, three-day “Building Leaders” convention in Colorado, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) selected one of America’s most admired public figures to share wisdom and insight to becoming a great leader. 

General Colin L. Powell, a first-generation American born from Jamaican immigrants in 1937, is the epitome of the American dream. Starting life in the South Bronx, Powell paved his way to becoming a highly respected, four-star general in the United States Army and the first African American to serve as Secretary of State. A natural storyteller, Powell effortlessly captivated the audience of architects with a series of experiences and lessons he had learned throughout his lifetime of service. 

General Colin Powell’s top ten lessons of leadership after the break...

AIA 2013: Conscious Capitalism and the Future of Business

00:00 - 20 June, 2013
AIA 2013: Conscious Capitalism and the Future of Business, AIA president Mickey Jacobs © ArchDaily
AIA president Mickey Jacobs © ArchDaily

Thousands have flocked to the Mile High City in Colorado to attend the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2013 National Convention. The three-day event was enthusiastically kickstarted this morning by AIA president Mickey Jacobs who honored Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects with the 2013 Architecture Firm Award; highlighted this year's theme of leadership; and featured words of advice from TOMS founder and chief shoe giver, Blake Mycoskie.

Learn TOMS Founder Mycoskie’s top advice for architects after the break. 

Kickstarter Campaign Aims to Transform Denver Parking Lot into Outdoor Classroom

00:00 - 18 May, 2013
Kickstarter Campaign Aims to Transform Denver Parking Lot into Outdoor Classroom, Courtesy of Kickstarter
Courtesy of Kickstarter

Architecture for Humanity-Denver is seeking to raise money for the transformation of a museum parking lot into an outdoor classroom for children in need. The goal of Denver's Museo de las Americas is to educate the community about the diversity of Latino Americano art and culture from ancient to contemporary through innovative exhibitions and programs, but the museum is lacking the necessary space for its increasingly popular youth summer camp. 

Shift Top House / Meridian 105 Architecture

01:00 - 4 March, 2013
Shift Top House / Meridian 105 Architecture, © Raul J. Garcia
© Raul J. Garcia
  • Architects

  • Location

    Lower Highlands, Denver, Colorado, usa
  • Architect in Charge

    Chad Mitchell
  • Structural Engineering

    Structural Design Collaborative
  • Interior Design

    Maureen Conway
  • General Contractor

    Caliber Construction
  • Area

    3300.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

© Raul J. Garcia © Raul J. Garcia © Raul J. Garcia © Raul J. Garcia +17

Eastside Human Services Building / RNL

01:00 - 3 September, 2012
Eastside Human Services Building / RNL, © Frank Ooms
© Frank Ooms
  • Architects

  • Location

    Denver, CO
  • Contractor

    Kiewit Building Group
  • Mechanical Engineer

    MKK Consulting Engineers
  • Structural Engineer

    Jirsa Hedrick & Associates
  • Client

    City and County of Denver
  • Area

    0.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Photographs

© Frank Ooms © Frank Ooms © Frank Ooms © Frank Ooms +25

'Now Boarding: Fentress Airports + The Architecture of Flight' Exhibition

11:00 - 17 February, 2012
© 2012 Now Boarding
© 2012 Now Boarding

The ‘Now Boarding: Fentress Airports + the Architecture of Flight’ exhibition, opening July 15 until October 7 at the Denver Art Musuem, will take visitors on a multi-media tour of airport design of the past, present and future. Visitors will journey through six airports designed by Denver-based Fentress Architects, encountering sketches, renderings, photographs, video installations and large models of these technically advanced public spaces. More information on the exhibition after the break.

Clyfford Still Museum / Allied Works Architecture

01:00 - 31 January, 2012
Clyfford Still Museum / Allied Works Architecture, © Jeremy Bittermann
© Jeremy Bittermann

© Jeremy Bittermann © Jeremy Bittermann © Jeremy Bittermann © Jeremy Bittermann +30