- 8300 Wisconsin Avenue Opens Its Doors
- 2015 WAN Building Design Award – Slover Memorial Library
- 2015 AIA/ALA Library Building Award – Slover Memorial Library
- SLOVER LIBRARY WINS 2015 LIBRARY BUILDING AWARD FROM THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS AND THE AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION
- The Gateway Wings at Night
Author Archives: Kent Bloomer Studio
Next door to NIH and Walter Reed Medical Center, Flats 8300 promises to become a landmark in Bethesda. For us, the project has been another great occasion to enact ornament in and for the 21st century. The Bloomer sculpture, prominently … Continue reading
SLOVER LIBRARY WINS 2015 LIBRARY BUILDING AWARD FROM THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS AND THE AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION
From Newman Architects:”The new Slover Library in Norfolk, Virginia — designed by Newman Architects – has won a 2015 AIA/ALA Building Award. The American Institute of Architects and the American Library Association developed this award to encourage and recognize excellence … Continue reading
The lights are on again – Alex Cooper’s lighting design, the subtle, slow-moving brush of color, brings the wings to life. Thank you, Alex, for the pictures!
It is great to discover that Norfolk is eagerly awaiting the opening of the library! Here is the enthusiastic article from September in AltDaily by Penny Neef: http://www.altdaily.com/features/news/7124-ten-reasons-you-are-going-to-love-the-new-slover-memorial-library
In September the Forum Facade sails, the Children’s Room frieze and the last leaves and tendrils of the Loggia trellis found their place in the Library. Kent gave an interview for The Pilot: http://hamptonroads.com/2014/10/ornament-architecture-meet-norfolks-new-library
Phil Hutinet, of East City Art, writes “Travelers entering Washington, DC via New York Avenue are now welcomed by “Gateway Wings,” a public art piece situated along the newly refurbished New York Avenue bridge that crosses the marshaling yards north … Continue reading
Bloomerstudio’s newest project, Gateway Wings, in Washington D.C.’s NOMA district, was dedicated on October 24th. Photos by Michael Baker for the DDOT
The studio is in full production mode, fabricating facade and ceiling ornament for the Slover Library addition in Norfolk, VA.