On Casinos: A Lesson in Urbanism from Las Vegas

Casino.  The word evokes a visceral reaction for most.  But embrace them or despise them, casinos are no longer an exotically rare commodity confined to Las Vegas, Reno, Atlantic City, and a few remote tribal properties. Casinos more and more are becoming an urban phenomenon.  And as more casinos spring up, it’s more important to … Continue reading

The Smith Center at Six Months

Six months after its opening, Las Vegas is taking the pulse of its new The Smith Center for the Performing Arts and the reviews suggest it’s become a star – not only of a PBS production that airs this week, but of the community that turned to us to design a cultural magnet for the … Continue reading

More than Just a Ballpark: Recent Trends in Baseball Stadium Design

As we round third and head towards the homestretch of the 2012 baseball season, it’s not just the crack of the bat and the flavor of a ballpark dog that lingers in our memories, but how the walls and halls that surround those magnificent diamonds inspire our national pastime.  Today’s baseball experience is not solely … Continue reading

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