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.

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

Cool Spaces! Featured on ‘Kansas City Live’ TV Show

In November 2013, when Cool Spaces! was in Kansas City, Mo., to film Steven Holl’s Bloch Building at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, KSHB TV’s Kansas City Live stopped by to chat with Stephen about the show. Watch the entire segment, which aired on January 6, 2014.
Posted On 22 Jan 2014

Brooklyn: Barclays Center Construction Timelapse

  Thanks to SHoP Architects for this timelapse showing Barclays Center coming together, piece by piece (including 12,000 weathering steel panels on the exterior!), over the course of 117+ weeks. The arena will be featured in our premiere episode, Performance Spaces, arriving...
Posted On 09 Jan 2014

A Look Back at 2013

This has been an amazing year for Cool Spaces! — and 2014 is going to be even better. Here’s a brief look at some of the places and faces we’ve seen over the past months. Thank you to everyone who helped us! Your support and assistance have been invaluable, and we...
Posted On 31 Dec 2013

Future Cool Space? Weiss/Manfredi’s Singh Center

We have had our eyes on Weiss/Manfredi’s Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology for some time. Now that the building — located on the University of Pennsylvania campus — is finished, it’s definitely on our list for a future profile on Cool Spaces! It’s not...
Posted On 09 Dec 2013

Kansas City: Nelson-Atkins Time-Lapse

Tom Guilmette, our specialty photographer, created this time-lapse video of Steven Holl’s Nelson-Atkins Museum addition as day becomes night and the building glows like a lantern.
Posted On 16 Nov 2013

On the Road: Interviewing Henry Bloch

The first in an occasional series of reports from Stephen when he’s traveling to film segments for the show. While in Kansas City filming Steven Holl’s addition to the Nelson-Atkins Museum, called the Bloch Building, I had the chance to interview Henry Bloch. At the...
Posted On 14 Nov 2013

Las Vegas: Ruvo Center, by Frank Gehry (5-Minute Version)

A five-minute sizzle version of our visit to the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. The full-length segment will air as part of our Healing Spaces episode.
Posted On 03 Nov 2013

1-Minute Sizzle Promo

Created in the spring of 2013, when Cool Spaces! was being pitched, this video offers a quick look at the show’s visual style.
Posted On 22 Oct 2013

Cool Spaces! Season 1 Air Dates

Please go to the Cool Spaces! On-Air Schedule page for the most current information. This post is no longer being updated. You can also find the link as a pulldown underneath the TV SHOW tab at the top of every webpage.   Cool Spaces! will be seen nationally across the U.S....
Posted On 01 Oct 2013