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.

Episode 3: Art Spaces Promo

A 30-second look at our third show, which focuses on spaces for art. Featured buildings and architects: • Barnes Foundation —Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects • Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture — Freelon Group • Bloch Building at the Nelson-Atkins...
Posted On 16 Jun 2014

Full Cool Spaces! Segment: Barclays Center, by SHoP Architects

Watch a complete 18-minute segment from the Cool Spaces! show: Barclays Center, by SHoP Architects. Why does Barclays look and function the way it does? What did developer Bruce Ratner hope to accomplish — and how did SHoP make it a reality? Learn more about this compelling...
Posted On 23 May 2014

Episode 2: Libraries Promo

A 30-second look at our second show, which focuses on libraries. Watch for it on your local public TV station. Featured buildings and architects: • James B. Hunt Jr. Library — Snøhetta • South Mountain Community Library — Richärd+Bauer • Seattle Cen...
Posted On 05 May 2014

Cool Spaces! Video Extra: Paul Kassabian/Cowboys Stadium

Stephen talks to structural engineer Paul Kassabian of Simpson Gumpertz & Heger about the enormous steel trusses that are a signature design element of the HKS Architects–designed Dallas Cowboys football stadium. From season 1, episode 1: Performance Spaces.
Posted On 29 Apr 2014

Cool Spaces! 30-Second Promo

New 30-second promo video. Look for it on your local public TV station.
Posted On 03 Apr 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

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

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

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
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