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.

Time Lapse Video of the Barclays Center Under Construction

At the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, SHoP Architects went all the way to Washington state to consult with Dissimilar Metal Design on its weathered steel façade. With over 30 years of experience within the science and art of natural weatherization, they were the best choice to help...
Posted On 30 Oct 2014
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MVRDV Markthal – Video of Preliminary Design

  Now that the Markthal- a new marketplace and residential building has opened, we thought it might be interesting to go back and take a look at the preliminary design through a video created by the firm.Just 2 ½ minutes long, it captures the energy of the place in a way...
Posted On 29 Oct 2014
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Gehry Sizzle Reel

  This is the original 3 minute sizzle reel that was submitted to PBS that explains the basic show concept. After making this video, we cut our first full segment for further consideration and review. We wanted to focus on three buildings per hour long episode. PBS worried...
Posted On 25 Oct 2014

The Missing 32% Project

My friend and architect colleague, Rosa Sheng wants to know why there are so few leaders in architecture.  Rosa is a Senior Associate in Bohlin Cywinski Jackson’s San Francisco office and also serves as the Chair of The Missing 32% Project. Rosa Sheng photo by John Lee  ...
Posted On 21 Oct 2014

Visiting the T-House, by Architect Simon Ungers

When he visited Saratoga, NY, to speak at the AIA New York State convention in early October, Cool Spaces! host Stephen Chung made an impromptu stop by Simon Ungers’ T-House, a critically acclaimed example of late-20th-century modern domestic architecture.
Posted On 16 Oct 2014

Scenes from Dwell on Design

This past weekend I had the pleasure of presenting at the Dwell on Design event in New York City. Dwell on Design was held in an event space in New York’s Soho district at 82 Mercer, a former industrial building with everything you would expect in a Soho building: raw brick...
Posted On 15 Oct 2014

Cool Spaces! Video Extra: Bruce Ratner/Barclays Center (Part 2)

A further look at Stephen’s interview with Bruce Ratner, the developer for Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. In this clip, Ratner rhapsodizes about the arena’s form (by SHoP Architects) and weathered-steel (aka Cor-Ten) skin and discusses how creating such a building...
Posted On 02 Oct 2014

Bluebeam Revu: Document Collaboration Anywhere, Anytime

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Posted On 01 Oct 2014
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