All
Projects
Products
Events
Competitions

Boulevard Brewing Company Cellar 1 Expansion / El Dorado Inc

Boulevard Brewing Company Cellar 1 Expansion / El Dorado Inc

© Mike Sinclair © Mike Sinclair © Mike Sinclair © Mike Sinclair + 17

  • architects Authors of this architecture project El Dorado Inc
  • Project Year Brands with products used in this architecture project
    2012

Text description provided by the architects. Boulevard Brewing Company desired a fast-track process for design and construction for an expansion project that would add (8) 40’-0” tall tanks to a 15’-0” tall existing structure. The tanks, planned for the production of hops beer, needed to be accessed 24 hours a day to regulate the addition of ingredients. BBC selected a project team assembled by an architect-led design-build delivery process to execute a complex assembly of components within very tight quarters. From the onset of the design process, the architect-builder had to plan the project to allow all adjacent space to remain open throughout construction.

© Mike Sinclair
© Mike Sinclair

During Schematic Design, the architect-builder discovered an underground river within a 1920’s culvert running under the north corner of the existing structure. The architect embraced this constraint, allowing historic infrastructure to shape the new expansion into a dynamic form that directly engages a busy intersection emerging from a nearby train overpass. The Cellar One Expansion serves dual functions. It provides a functionally sound, naturally illuminated space for the new tanks. The expansion also rises as a celebrated light monitor, providing natural illumination to existing adjacent brewing space below. Careful placement of perforated screening eliminates unwanted heat gain from the brewing process.

© Mike Sinclair
© Mike Sinclair

Project gallery

See all Show less

Project location

Address: Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address.
About this office
Cite: "Boulevard Brewing Company Cellar 1 Expansion / El Dorado Inc" 16 Oct 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/281598/boulevard-brewing-company-cellar-1-expansion-el-dorado/> ISSN 0719-8884
Read comments
Read comments
© Mike Sinclair

Boulevard Brewing Company 酒窖一号扩建项目

You've started following your first account!

Did you know?

You'll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.