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! 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

The Largest Dome in the World

And we thought Cowboys Stadium was huge … From Gizmodo: Singapore’s huge new stadium, SportsHub, just clinched the title for the largest free-spanning dome structure ever built — stretching more than 1,010 feet across at its widest point. Designed by Arup, AECOM, and DP...
Posted On 21 Jul 2014
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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

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! 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