Becoming proficient in a field can sometimes make life difficult. Like an artist who visits friends and relatives and must keep to herself how bad the paintings in the house are. Something similar happens to John Griswold when he sees houses built with structural elements wholly out of […]
As he gets ready for a new exhibit of paintings as well as the July 24th Intertribal Powwow, Cal Nez talks with Ann Poore about design, art and the bridging of cultures
Susan Narduli’s “Land and Time,” a multi-media installation at the Natural History Museum of Utah, was selected by The Americans for the Arts Public Art Network’s Year in Review as one of the top 50 public artworks in the United States for 2011. Narduli’s work begins outside with […]
Sparano + Mooney Architecture’s design proposal for the addition and renovation to the Kimball Art Center in Park City has been selected to receive the 2012 Juror’s Award for DesignArts Utah 2012. Juror David Revere McFadden from the Museum of Art & Design in New York City jurored […]
The Sustain the Granary event in Salt Lake City is this Friday, June 15, 6 to 10 pm. There is plenty happening at this week’s Gallery Stroll in Salt Lake City, so it is with a touch of trepidation that we bring up a concurrent event . . […]
Being an informed local citizen means knowing your city: knowing its neighborhoods, its architecture, its natural and its human-made wonders. It makes living in the city a richer experience, and inspires one to become engaged in the public process of creating a city. That’s why this month we […]
Nan Ellin takes us to Salt Lake’s Granary District to find out why locals think the area needs to be raised rather than razed.
The Granite Furniture building in Sugarhouse, empty for half a decade, is finally being transformed. We’re not sure what to make of the architectural renderings for what the new owners, Boulder Ventures, plan on doing with the space (“uninspired” comes to mind, but the image is small so […]
City planner Stephen Goldsmith takes a look at the new City Creek project and worries “we are burying our heads about the importance of authenticity.”
In addition to the Historic Homes tour mentioned in yesterday’s post, Utah Heritage Foundation hosts its sixth annual Preservation Conference, From Mud to Mod, looking at preservation from the earliest of Utah’s structures through modern structures that make up our Landscape on May 3-5. Dr. Estevan Rael-Gálvez, Vice […]
Utah Heritage Foundation will host the 41st Annual Homes Tour on Saturday, May 5, on Salt Lake’s Millionaires Row – South Temple Street. First envisioned in Joseph Smith’s Plat of the City of Zion, South Temple was meant to be the finest and most prominent avenue in Salt […]
Architect Nathan Webster discusses the Tracy Aviary’s new look.
Ann Poore gives us a taste of what to expect in our upcoming articles on Architecture & Design.
Local architects respond to the newly announced design for the Kimball Art Center expansion and renovation.
This month Park City’s Public Art Advisory Board installed a new public art piece. “Sheltering Aspens,” by Koryn Rolstad, consists of approximately 75 fabricated “trees” and over 1000 “leaves.” Koryn is a Seattle based artist who was chosen by an RFQ to create a piece in the entry of the newly renovated Marsac Building