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Dublin Branch Library Gets Design Update

Walker Evans Walker Evans Dublin Branch Library Gets Design Update

The design of new Dublin branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) system was first unveiled back in January, but as of today the design has gotten a bit of a touch-up. A new “transition” element has been added to the design to provide a connection from historic Dublin’s architecture to the contemporary design of […]

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Short North Tour of Homes & Gardens Returns in September

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Short North Tour of Homes & Gardens Returns in September

The Short North Tour of Homes & Gardens is coming back for its 43rd year in September. The tour includes nine stops where guests will examine the architecture and amenities of some of the area’s most unique spaces. The event starts on Saturday, September 16, with a preview tour of the Sells Circus House, not […]

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Columbus City Adventures Will Explore City’s Architecture, Development and History

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Columbus City Adventures Will Explore City’s Architecture, Development and History

The creators of Columbus Food Adventures and Columbus Brew Adventures are introducing a new way to experience the city. Through a partnership with Jeff Lafever from the Columbus Historical Society, co-founders Andy Dehus and Bethia Woolf will offer opportunities to explore Columbus’ history, architecture and development through Columbus City Adventures. “It’s an exciting opportunity for […]

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Fort Hayes Students Design New Purposes for Endangered Buildings

Brent Warren Brent Warren Fort Hayes Students Design New Purposes for Endangered Buildings

The Columbus Landmarks Foundation is tapping into a new source of ideas for the buildings on its endangered buildings list – students at Fort Hayes Arts and Academic High School. Allison Vrancken, who teaches a STEAM class at the school (STEAM stand for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics), worked with two other teachers over […]

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AIA Columbus Announces 2016 Architecture Award Winners

Walker Evans Walker Evans AIA Columbus Announces 2016 Architecture Award Winners

Once again, the Columbus Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Columbus) has recognized the best in local architectural design with their annual awards program. This year, five designs were awarded Merit Awards and Honor Awards. The five award recipients include: Margaret M. Walter Wing (Columbus Museum of Art) – Honor Award Owner/Client: Columbus Museum […]

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The Best Architectural Design of 2016: Two25 Commons by NBBJ

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Best Architectural Design of 2016: Two25 Commons by NBBJ

When we asked our reader to vote on their favorite architectural designs of 2016 last month, there was a lot of competition to choose from. Over 900 voters narrowed the original list of 25 projects down to a top 10 list, with the mixed-use Two25 Commons building design landing at the top of the charts. […]

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Columbus Museum of Art Expansion Wins 2016 Recchie Design Award

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Museum of Art Expansion Wins 2016 Recchie Design Award

Last night, the Columbus Landmarks Foundation unveiled the winner of their 2016 James B. Recchie Award: The Columbus Museum of Art. The CMA saw an expansion and renovation that was completed in October 2015, helmed by a local architectural team that included DesignGroup and MKSK. Local architectural firm Schooley Caldwell was also recognized for previous renovation work completed at the […]

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