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Fort Hayes Students Design New Purposes for Endangered Buildings

 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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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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Vote on the Best Columbus Architecture of 2016

Walker Evans Walker Evans Vote on the Best Columbus Architecture of 2016

For the second year in a row, Columbus Underground is celebrating the architectural and design talent represented in the myriad of new development proposals that have been proposed over the course of the past year. While other local awards honor completed projects after construction has finished, ours instead takes a look at conceptual designs that […]

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Four Buildings Recognized as 2016 Recchie Design Award Finalists

Walker Evans Walker Evans Four Buildings Recognized as 2016 Recchie Design Award Finalists

The Columbus Landmarks Foundation announced yesterday their four finalists for the annual James B. Recchie Design Award that honors excellent urban design and architecture in Central Ohio. Those four finalists include: The Columbus Museum of Art Architects/Designers: DesignGroup, Schooley Caldwell, MKSK Cristo Rey Columbus High School Architect/Designer: Schooley Caldwell The Julian Apartments Architect/Designer: Sullivan Bruck […]

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Review: CCAD 2016 Senior Fashion Show

Randi Walle Randi Walle Review: CCAD 2016 Senior Fashion Show

To most college students, Mid-May means one thing: Graduation. To Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD) Fashion Design Majors, however, Mid-May also means the Senior Fashion Show. Held at the CCAD campus on May 13th, this year’s event kicked off with a VIP cocktail hour before the show, and was followed by a dance […]

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Opinion: The False Choices of Preservation

Josh Lapp Josh Lapp Opinion: The False Choices of Preservation

When we hear of development in Columbus we are often presented with a choice: no development or no preservation. These stark alternatives are difficult for those who wish to see continued growth, development, and retention of character in the central city. The choice though is false. There is a middle ground that is possible in […]

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