Reynolds Re-Wrap

University of Kentucky selects finalists for its new College of Design building

The Reynolds Building (Pete Comparoni | UKphoto/via University of Kentucky)

According to Archinect, the University of Kentucky (UK) is close to selecting an architect to design the school’s new home for its College of Design, which is now scattered in various buildings across UK’s campus.

The six finalists are The Living, Marlon Blackwell Architects, NADAAA, Oyler Wu Collaborative, Studio Gang, and Trahan Architects.

The winner will lead the redesign of the school’s Reynolds Building, an old brick tobacco warehouse. According to school’s news service, “With 140,000 square feet, the new home in the Reynolds Building will allow for the implementation of the college’s ambitious plan to launch new initiatives, expand existing programs, establish new lines of design research¬†and foster creative scholarship.”

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