BNIM has won ENR California’s 2016 Best Project Award in the Office/Retail/Mixed Use Category for Pacific Center Campus Development in San Diego, CA. View more.
Read The Many Faces of Innovation in U.S. Cities in the New York Times | Westport Commons will be the largest co-working space in the world. It is a leading example of urban acupuncture, an intervention in the form of a community asset that sparks the remaking of the community that surrounds it. By using an existing building, a vacant former middle school, the shared idea of a community icon is still in tact, drawing new attention for the potential of this space to restructure the area economically and culturally to support over 150 entrepreneurs that will be drawn to the co-working space.
Princeton University Lewis Center for the Arts is a new facility that houses performance and teaching spaces for the programs in Theater and Dance, the Department of Music and the Fellows in the Creative and Performing Arts program. The 139,000 square foot complex consists of three contemporary buildings designed around a courtyard. The buildings will share a common reception area and will house several public spaces, including an art gallery, a black box theater, a dance studio and a music rehearsal room. The complex will also house faculty and administrative offices and a box office.
The following editorial is the first in a series of writings that explore BNIM’s Human-purposed approach to design grounded in a project called designing practice, the subsequent posts delve into BNIM’s process and culture through individual reflections.
What makes us human? Though a