Architects Explain Design Strategy, Process

Architects Explain Design Strategy, Process

Architects working on the Rupp District project presented their initial ideas and design strategy for Rupp Arena, the Lexington Convention Center and Town Branch Park during a public meeting Wednesday held at the Kentucky Theatre. Robert Mankin and Jonathan Ward of NBBJ joined Kate Orff of SCAPE/Landscape Architecture for the event.

“Our strategy for the Rupp District is based on four principles,” Mankin said. “The spirit and history of Rupp and UK basketball; enhancing Lexington’s brand and culture; a renewal of downtown; and transforming the fan and visitor experience.”

Following the presentation, audience members could leave comments and speak one-on-one with the architects and project organizers. Click here to view the presentation slides [PDF].

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