Architecture http://wfpl.org en Watch | Abandoned Building Transformed into Arts Space http://wfpl.org/post/watch-abandoned-building-transformed-arts-space <p><a href="http://wfpl.org/post/councilwoman-attica-scott-s-bringing-down-house-push-questioned-praised">There's an active push in Louisville to demolish vacant and abandoned properties</a>. But what happens to those lots after the houses come down? In York, Alabama, an innovative partnership between artists and the community has addressed a lack of public space in town by <a href="http://www.psfk.com/2013/08/unfolding-theater-york-alabama.html">transforming a blighted property</a> into an interactive, usable community arts and gathering venue.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 15:23:10 +0000 Erin Keane 6471 at http://wfpl.org Watch | Abandoned Building Transformed into Arts Space Award-Winning Architects Seek Out 'Unheroic' Designs http://wfpl.org/post/award-winning-architects-seek-out-unheroic-designs <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The American Institute of Architects has awarded&nbsp;Louisville's De Leon &amp; Primmer Architecture Workshop a <a href="http://www.aia.org/practicing/awards/2013/architecture/mason-lane-farm/">2013&nbsp;Institute Honor Award for their design of operational facilities on Goshen's&nbsp;Mason Lane Farm</a>.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The project includes two new barns and a relocated silo for a centrally-located complex that consolidates maintenance, office and operations facilities previously scattered across the property, owned by Eleanor Bi Sun, 20 Jan 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Erin Keane 3494 at http://wfpl.org Award-Winning Architects Seek Out 'Unheroic' Designs 21C Exhibits Yale Architecture Student Distillery Designs http://wfpl.org/post/21c-exhibits-yale-architecture-student-distillery-designs <p>A new exhibit at 21C Museum Hotel features the work of ten graduate students from the Yale School of Architecture. &nbsp;<a href="http://wfpl.org/post/yale-students-distillery-designs-display-louisville">The students were challenged to design a distillery for a proposed site on Main Street</a>. &nbsp;Their projects take into consideration concerns over Louisvilleā€™s agricultural and manufacturing climate as well as the mechanics of the distillery process.</p> Mon, 10 Sep 2012 14:34:10 +0000 Patrick DeSpain 1598 at http://wfpl.org 21C Exhibits Yale Architecture Student Distillery Designs