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.

“It Was My Own, Personal Mission”: Stephen Talks With Entrepreneur Architect

Last week, on the day Cool Spaces! first appeared on TV, Stephen chatted with architect Mark LePage, the man behind Entrepreneur Architect, an educational website and podcast “inspiring architects to build better businesses.” Stephen talks about the path that led him...
Posted On 10 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

Meeting Jerry Jones, Part 1: Easy Conversation

Part of an occasional series of reports from Stephen about the people he’s met while making the show. Several months ago, our producer Dan Frank was trying to get Jerry Jones to agree to be on camera with us for the show. “Don’t get your hopes up,” he told me. It seemed...
Posted On 01 Apr 2014

Cool Spaces! Review in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Mary Louise Schumacher, the art and architecture critic for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, had a sneak peek of the full-length version of our premiere episode, “Performance Spaces.” Here are just a few of the incredibly positive things she had to say about Cool...
Posted On 20 Mar 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

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

SmartPlanet Interview With Stephen Chung

Check out the interview I did with Stephen for SmartPlanet. It’s a good overview of the show’s origins and mission: Speaking of starchitects, Frank Gehry is one of the first architects you profile. You can see part of the first segment with Frank Gehry on the Web...
Posted On 02 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