Cool Spaces! is a TV series and website that showcases what's new and exciting in the world of architecture and design.
National premiere on public television: April 2014.

On Film: Steven Holl’s Sifang Art Museum

In a previous post examining cantilevered buildings, we expressed our affinity for support-free architecture and the exciting design possibilities it represents. In two new short films produced by Spirit of Space, architect Steven Holl — whose Bloch Building addition to the...

Richard Tenguerian: Master Model Maker

Even in this time of digital everything, the power of a building model — not a rendering, not a 3D image, not a video flythrough — still holds sway with both architects and clients. Although many firms do their own model work, certain projects and clients require the hand of a...
Posted On 12 Mar 2014
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Event: Boston Design Week 2014

Coming to the Boston area March 20-30: Boston Design Week features 80+ events spanning across the entire city of Boston and beyond. There are demonstrations, open houses, cocktail receptions and myriad opportunities to learn about and explore design.  All events are open to the...
Posted On 11 Mar 2014
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The Ripple Effect of Evidence-Based Design

In 2000, the Center for Health Design launched an initiative called the Pebble Project that sought to bring together forward-thinking healthcare providers, architects, and designers to identify design solutions in the construction of hospitals that would measurably improve...

Cool Spaces! Premiere Episode Peek: Performance Spaces

In this 3-minute look at our premiere episode, Performance Spaces, Stephen visits Cowboys Stadium, by HKS Architects; Kansas City’s Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, by Safdie Architects; and the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, by SHoP Architects. Cool Spaces! airs this...
Posted On 10 Mar 2014

Exhibit: Frank Lloyd Wright and the City

Frank Lloyd Wright didn’t just design beautiful individual buildings — he also wrestled with the larger issues around rapidly growing cities. You can see the master’s mind at work at the Frank Lloyd Wright and the City: Density vs. Dispersal exhibition, now showing at...
Posted On 07 Mar 2014
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Bluebeam Software Launches Revu 12

On February 25, Bluebeam Software released Revu 12, the latest version of the company’s flagship solution. This year’s Revu enhancements better enable users in document-intensive industries to digitally collaborate on project documents and more easily connect the office to the...
Posted On 03 Mar 2014

L.A.’s New Gateway

They say you never get a second chance to make a first impression, but that adage doesn’t quite hold when it comes to renovation projects. Travelers coming into Los Angeles via LAX may do a double take when they step out of the plane and into the new Tom Bradley...