Gallery: Dramatically Daylit Kansas City Kauffman Center By Moshe Safdi...

If you build it, they will come - so goes the saying and we strongly suspect it will be true for Kansas City, which is now home to the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. With one side composed of a series of concentric rings and the other a glass wall to pull in daylight and collect views of the city and prairie in the distance, the new performance center is a dramatic addition to the city. The Kauffman Center was designed by Moshe Safdie Architects with the help of Yasuhisa Toyota of Nagata Acoustics for hall design and BNIM with sustainable design and Building Information Modeling (BIM). Work completed on the center early this summer and it will officially open in September.

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  1. kkonopasek August 10, 2011 at 9:59 pm

    ” . . . views of the city and prairie in the distance . . .”

    Really? You clearly aren’t familar with KC because the performing art center is in downtown which is 100% urban. The nearest prairie is about 50 miles west on the Kansas side of the Missouri state line.

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