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.

10 Libraries Around the Globe Worth Visiting

Sometimes, you visit a library for what it offers: books, information, access to technology, or simply a quiet place to read and collect yourself. Sometimes, however, you visit a library because it’s simply a wonderfully designed space. Arcspace has compiled a list of 10...
Posted On 20 Aug 2014
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Metropolis Mag Chats With Renzo Piano

Italian architect Renzo Piano could rightly be called the master of museum design — certainly in the U.S., where he’s designed for a number of major institutions including the Whitney, the Kimbell, and more. Recently, Metropolis magazine’s Paul Clemence sat down with...
Posted On 15 Aug 2014
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2014 Bluebeam eXtreme Award Winners

The Bluebeam eXtreme Awards — held in conjunction with the annual Bluebeam eXtreme Conference — recognize innovative project teams that are using Revu to take digital workflows to the eXtreme. This year’s winners, who were celebrated at the recently concluded conference:...
Posted On 14 Aug 2014

Atlanta’s Center for Civil and Human Rights Opens

The Center for Civil and Human Rights, located in Atlanta, has opened its doors. Designed by Phil Freelon of the Freelon Group — which also designed the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, featured in our third episode — the center’s mission is to...
Posted On 13 Aug 2014
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Pritzker Prize Winner Shigeru Ban’s First U.S. Building: Aspen Art Museum

The first permanent building in the U.S. by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, winner of the 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize, has just opened its doors. Colorado’s Aspen Art Museum, which focuses on contemporary international art, is very much a Ban structure, featuring his...
Posted On 12 Aug 2014
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2014 AIA Healthcare Design Awards

The AIA Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) has selected the recipients of the 2014 AIA National Healthcare Design Awards program. The program showcases the best of healthcare building design and healthcare design-oriented research. Projects exhibit conceptual strengths that...
Posted On 11 Aug 2014

The Challenge of Public Television

A message from show creator and host Stephen Chung: As Cool Spaces! makes its way across the country, I frequently get questions about future seasons. To be sure, I want to continue making episodes. There is definitely no shortage of great buildings out there to profile, and...
Posted On 06 Aug 2014