BNIM earned three American Architecture Awards from The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. These three projects—American Enterprise Group National Headquarters Renovation, Pacific Center Campus Development, and University of Iowa Visual Arts Building (with Steven Holl Architects)—represented the best in American-designed new works of architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design/planning. MORE
Saving great architecture is just as important as making it. This session at the 2017 AIA Conference on Architecture — Rebooting a Classic: American Enterprise Group National Headquarters — will examine American Enterprise Group's corporate headquarters in downtown Des Moines to demonstrate how mid-century design can remain relevant.
FR209 | April 28, 2017 | 2:00 PM
The University of Iowa Visual Arts Building replaces the School of Art and Art History functions that were housed in the 1930's Art Building, which experienced significant flood damage in 2008. The 126,000 square-foot facility provide studio space for ceramics, sculpture, metals, photography, printmaking, 3D design, intermedia, animation and graphic design, as well as graduate student studios, faculty and staff studios and offices, and gallery space.
We use the term “Building Positive” to describe this approach. By Building Positive, we bring our deepest values to bear by focusing on three core beliefs:...