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design:Rolls – An Architectural Bike Tour 2019

  design:Rolls – An Architectural Bike Tour 2019

Join AIA Columbus and fellow urban enthusiasts for an architectural bike tour! Cruise the city’s streets and discover what makes Columbus so exceptional. Bike tour stops: Dorian Green at COSI Gravity Columbus Metropolitan Library Northside Branch Budd Dairy CSCC Mitchell Hall Grange Insurance Headquarters Rain Garden Please bring your own bike (or scooter) and safety […]

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Beautify This Blank Wall: The Fourth and Elm Parking Garage

Anne Evans Anne Evans Beautify This Blank Wall: The Fourth and Elm Parking Garage

While Columbus has made significant advancements in the public art realm, there are still blank walls that could benefit from an artist’s eye. Cue the Fourth and Elm Parking Garage at 78 N. 4th Street. The front of the garage looks decent for a garage, but when peeking through the Neighborhood Launch development from Gay […]

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Good Design VS Bad Design in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Good Design VS Bad Design in Columbus

The Center for Architecture and Design wants to see your best examples of good design and bad design in Columbus. The local organization has put out a public call for submissions for their Juxtapose campaign, where participants are tasked with finding two types of similar objects — buildings, spaces, products, etc — and photographing both […]

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The Best Architectural Design of 2015: The Ohio Veterans Memorial

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Best Architectural Design of 2015: The Ohio Veterans Memorial

While fully constructed architecture is recognized locally with awards from organizations such as AIA Columbus and the Columbus Landmarks Foundation, we decided to assemble our own version of public recognition for the architectural designs that have been proposed and presented in the past year, though not necessarily fully completed. Columbus Underground readers have informally critiqued […]

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Design Digest: Moody Nolan

Brent Warren Brent Warren Design Digest: Moody Nolan

Columbus-based architectural firm Moody Nolan has a reach that extends across the country – with nine offices and a staff of 175, their portfolio has grown to include many high profile projects across a wide range of disciplines. In Columbus their impact is obvious – a sampling of recent work includes Huntington Park, the new Shepard […]

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Design Digest: Architectural Alliance

Brent Warren Brent Warren Design Digest: Architectural Alliance

If you’ve been following the latest wave of development in the Short North, you’ve probably noticed Architectural Alliance’s name popping up with more and more frequency. The local firm has been around for over 35 years, but has recently raised their profile with a string of successful urban projects, many of them along the High […]

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Vote on the Best Columbus Architecture of 2015

Walker Evans Walker Evans Vote on the Best Columbus Architecture of 2015

With Columbus being a hotbed of urban development, we often see a lot of discussion about the architectural design of various projects that are regularly being proposed for construction around the city. While hosting conversations about urban design is always a good thing, we don’t often step back to compare architectural design as it fits […]

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